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Unformatted text preview: Answer the following questions, in 400 to 500 words, regarding the medias portrayal of sexuality and adolescents. o What are the effects of the medias portrayal of sexuality on adolescents sexual lives? o What are some negative and some positive effects of the medias portrayal of sexuality? o How has the medias portrayal of sexuality affected your life? The medias portrayal of sexuality has had very negative effects on adolescents sexual lives. The media influences adolescents to have unhealthy sexual views, which may encourage them to partake in irresponsible sexual activities or develop inappropriate sexual behaviors. Sex is portrayed irresponsibly in the media and most teenagers use the media as a source of information. The media has a huge impact on the way teens view sexuality, especially with the prevalence of televisions and the internet. Sexuality is presented in a way that is optimal for marketability and profitability, rather than worrying about the consequences of its inaccuracy or...
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2011 for the course PSY 265 taught by Professor Sallyhenzel during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09