Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP150101295 [ 2015 - 2018 ]

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Researchers Prof Marika Tiggemann

Brief description Recent proposals across a number of Western countries, including Australia, have suggested that idealised media images in fashion magazines should carry some sort of disclaimer informing readers when these images have been digitally enhanced. The overall aim of the present proposal is to experimentally investigate the effectiveness of such disclaimer labels in terms of women’s mood and body dissatisfaction. Expected outcomes include recommendations to policy makers as to the most effective form of intervention, as well as increased theoretical understanding of the operation of disclaimer labels.

Funding Amount $369,939

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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