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The experiment involved hundreds of students.
Girls who stay longer in social networks, wanted to more weight loss.
Psychologist Martin Graff (Martin Graff) with colleagues from the University of South Wales conducted a small study that showed that girls who pay much attention to social networks, recognize the thinness attractive and aspire to it. About the results, he told a conference in Nottingham.
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They were divided into four groups according to time spent on social networks (considered Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest). The first group got girl, spends less than 30 minutes a day, then this figure increased by half an hour. Thus, respondents of the fourth group spent in social networks more than six hours a day.The participants answered the questions in the questionnaire that measured three indicators: the degree of agreement with the image of the “ideal body”, which is popularized in society, the degree of concern of how other people perceive their own body, and motivated to lose weight. The level of presentation was determined through assessment that the students gave to the statements like “thin girls more attractive.”