Psychology & Psychiatry

How personality predicts seeing others as sex objects

Several personality traits related to psychopathy—especially being openly antagonistic—predict a tendency to view others as merely sex objects, finds a study by psychologists at Emory University. The journal Personality ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers study sexual objectification in brain processes

What happens in the human brain when a woman is put on a par with an object? A study addressing this question was conducted at the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science and the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CiMEC) ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Working at 'breastaurants' damaging to women's mental health

Women who work in restaurants that require their bodies to be on display through revealing uniforms may experience higher levels of anxiety and disordered eating, according to a new University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researcher finds men strip for self-esteem boost

A new study from the University of Colorado Denver finds that male exotic dancers, or strippers, remain committed to stripping because it enhances their self-concept.

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