Why You Should Laugh at Celebrity Instagram Images

Why You Should Laugh at Celebrity Instagram Images

Scientists out of the Centre for Appearance Research at the University of West England and the Centre for Emotional Health at Macquarie University in Australia recently published a study investigating whether viewing parodies of thin-ideal promoting Instagram posts might reverse some of the negative outcomes associated with seeing all those perfected photos of celebrities.

Can Laughter Improve Body Image?

Can Laughter Improve Body Image?

Overall, the research shows that the more someone uses social media, the worse they feel about their body, particularly when it comes to appearance-focused activities such as posting selfies.