Body & Media Lab

Renee Engeln at Northwestern University

Yahoo Health: Dreading wearing a swimsuit?

“Unfortunately, we live in a culture that tells us over and over again that an essential part of being a woman is being looked at,” says Renee Engeln, PhD, professor and head of the Body and Media at Northwestern University. “This leads a lot women to feel as though they’re on display every time they walk outside or that they must look a certain way to be seen in public in a bathing suit.”

Read more on Yahoo Health.