3DBODY.TECH 2019 - Paper 19.167

M. B. Asbury and F. S. Cottle, "Describing the Body in New Terms: An Examination of 3D Body-Scanning Technology and Language Use", in Proc. of 3DBODY.TECH 2019 - 10th Int. Conf. and Exh. on 3D Body Scanning and Processing Technologies, Lugano, Switzerland, 22-23 Oct. 2019, pp. 167-171, doi:10.15221/19.167.


Describing the Body in New Terms: An Examination of 3D Body-Scanning Technology and Language Use


Mary Beth ASBURY, Frederick S. COTTLE

Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN, USA


The current study examined the effects of 3D body scanning technology and language use. The researchers conducted a qualitative experiment that compared 2D and 3D body scans. Results indicated that the technology changed how participants talked about their bodies. Objectification theory was used to interpret the findings.


Full paper: 19167asbury.pdf
Proceedings: 3DBODY.TECH 2019, 22-23 Oct. 2019, Lugano, Switzerland
Pages: 167-171
DOI: 10.15221/19.167

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