Advertising Lessons

KEY BODY POSITIVE MESSAGES FOR TEACHERS AND PARENTS

  • There are benefits and drawbacks to consumerism.
  • Advertising impacts body image, self esteem, and choices for all ages and genders.
  • The diet and exercise industries stand to gain from rigid ideas of body perfection.
  • Advertising uses our insecurities in order to convince us that we need a product.
  • Advertising can reinforce harmful stereotypes eg. girls only or boys only toys.