Understanding the Influence of Diverse Media Content on Men’s Body Image: The Moderating Effect of Self-Determination on Male Self-Surveillance, Self-Evaluations, and Cognitive Performance

Amanda Baker
Grounded in self-determination theory (Deci & Ryan, 1985, 2000) and objectification theory (Fredrickson & Roberts, 1997), the purpose of this thesis was to investigate the role of dispositional autonomous and controlled motivation in predicting who might be more protected from or more vulnerable to experiencing state self-objectification (Manuscript 1), diminished cognitive functioning or cognitive performance (Manuscript 1 & 2), and poorer self-evaluations (Manuscript 2) following exposure to advertisements portraying one of two leading cultural body...
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