By: Jamie O'Toole 3/3/15 Literacy 212
Article 1: The Media Affects a Teen's Body Image
Article 2: A Fine Line When Ads and Children Mix
Article 3: Advertising on the Brain
What are the Good/Bad Effects of Media on Teens/Children?
Evidence and Elaboration to Prove my Synthesis
Article one states, ¨...at least one out of every four advertisements send a message about attractiveness.¨-----The reason people have low self esteem is because ads are hard to escape with all of the ads with how we should look.
Article two states, ¨...have arisen as a consequence of directly advertising to children, like childhood obesity, diabetes...¨----Ads are recognized by children at any age and as a result they have so many issues in health like obesity.
- Lastly, the third article states, ¨They know the pathway to the emotional brain is faster...¨----Advertisers are smart because emotions don’t control our problem solving part of brain to determine if the product is good.
Initial Thoughts: I believe people’s lives are controlled by the media, especially their thoughts.
Mid Thoughts: I didn't think it was this bad of a problem.Post Thoughts: I know know that deleting my media was the way to go because there’s a lot to miss out on being glued to a screen all the time.
Here’s a question to think about
-Why are children so influenced by irrelevant ads?
Zeiger, S. "The Media Affects a Teen's Body Image." Teens.lovetoknow.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Feb. 2015. <Teens.lovetoknow.com>
Clifford, Stephanie. "A Fine Line When Ads and Children Mix." Nytimes.com. N.p., 15 Feb. 2010. Web. 11 Feb. 2015. <Nytimes.com>
Markarian, Margie. "Advertising On the Brain." Elibrary.bigchalk.com. N.p., 01 Oct. 2009. Web. 9 Feb. 2015. <elibrary.bigchalk.com>