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Prescribing beauty

Author: Discovery Communications, Inc.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Discovery Communications, 2005.
Series: Discovery school health.; Assignment Discovery.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores compelling questions about physical attractiveness, examining how facial features and body shape influence human behavior and self-esteem. After identifying what may be a universal standard of beauty, the video suggests that this standard is hard-wired into the brain--with varying implications for men and women. The growing popularity of cosmetic medicine is also studied, as patients convey their social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational videos
Educational films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Discovery Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781421346441 1421346443 1595271910 9781595271914
OCLC Number: 70663614
Notes: Title from container.
Description: 1 DVD-video (57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Discovery school health.; Assignment Discovery.
Other Titles: Assignment Discovery (Television program)
Responsibility: Discovery Communications, Inc.

Abstract:

"Explores compelling questions about physical attractiveness, examining how facial features and body shape influence human behavior and self-esteem. After identifying what may be a universal standard of beauty, the video suggests that this standard is hard-wired into the brain--with varying implications for men and women. The growing popularity of cosmetic medicine is also studied, as patients convey their social and psychological reasons for changing what nature gave them."--Container.

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