Presenter Information

Casey WatsonFollow

Document Type

Poster Presentation

Keywords

Pop Culture, Psychology, Self-Esteem

Biography

I am Casey Watson. I am from the small town of London, Ohio. I am a psychology and Spanish double major with a minor in criminal justice. I graduate this spring and I plan on continuing my education in clinical psychology.

Major

Psychology

Advisor for this project

Dr. April Fugett

Start Date

18-4-2019 9:15 AM

End Date

18-4-2019 10:30 AM

Abstract

This study will look at the self-esteem of college students due pop culture “role models” that they had growing up. The most popular characters to this generation of are superheroes and the Disney princesses. The study looks at how the characters’ masculinity, femininity, and the gender had effects on the self-esteem of these developing adults. The importance of this study is to see how pop culture effects the self-esteem of their audiences. Pop culture is a huge part of today’s culture and if something is going to be a big part of life, we should look at how it effects our lives. This capstone will be a poster presentation.

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Apr 18th, 9:15 AM Apr 18th, 10:30 AM

Pop Culture Characters as Role Models and Their Effects on Self-Esteem

This study will look at the self-esteem of college students due pop culture “role models” that they had growing up. The most popular characters to this generation of are superheroes and the Disney princesses. The study looks at how the characters’ masculinity, femininity, and the gender had effects on the self-esteem of these developing adults. The importance of this study is to see how pop culture effects the self-esteem of their audiences. Pop culture is a huge part of today’s culture and if something is going to be a big part of life, we should look at how it effects our lives. This capstone will be a poster presentation.