GSU Physical Appearance Personal and Beauty Standards Discussion https://www.buzzfeed.com/watch/video/5088
Write a paragraph about why too much emphasis is placed on
appearance today, particularly on women’s appearance.
Share your thoughts about the video.
Writing exercises like this create cognitive dissonance with
cultural stereotypes about standards of beauty.
As discussed in this chapter, this is one method used in
an effort to prevent eating disorders. How did the exercise
affect or fail to affect you?
Did writing influence you more or less than reading?