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The effects of the sexualization of female video game characters on gender stereotyping and female self-concept
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Journal Article
Sex Roles 61 (11-12) pg 808-823
Objective: To investigate the effects of exposure to sexualized female video game characters on female self-concept and gender stereotyping.Design: Experimental, randomized controlled trial investigating the effect of playing a highly sexualized video game heroine compared with a less sexualized heroine or no exposure at all ocontinued
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Adulthood (18 yrs & older), Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)
Study Design:
Experimental Study
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