She will do her master’s in psychology at Mc Gill University in Montreal, beginning September, 2016.Competition can be fairly called one of the main motivators, as well as one of the main organizing principles for individuals.You say there are a lot of negative connotations associated with those who enter beauty pageants. A lot of the research I found tended to be about how pageants adversely affect body image and can increase eating disorders among the population and the contestants themselves. I also found research that was anthropological in nature.
Social Stereotyping and Self-Esteem of Miss America Pageant Contestants by Ebony F. Bowers MS, Springfield College, 2009 BS, Springfield College, 2004 Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Human Services Walden University October 2016 Abstract Miss America Pageant contestants (MAPCs) have been negatively stereotyped socially for their perceived lack of intelligence and nonconformance to feminist gender stereotypes of women…
The honours psychology student is one of the few who has won a national beauty pageant.
So I used sport motivation as a basis for my research and I found that pageant contestants tend to operate more from autonomous and intrinsic motivation. That means they’re doing it for reasons of self development and they’re doing it out of their own volition and that someone else isn’t influencing their decision to do this.
And I also found that autonomous and intrinsic motivation correlated with success rates, persistence and enjoyment.
The constant tagging of Filipino fans as one of the most enthusiastic pageant followers in the world is manifested by how Filipinos are able to be continuously up to date when it comes to pageant news through daily consumption of online sources.
Using qualitative survey responses from Filipino pageant fans ages 18 and up, this paper aims to study how Filipino pageant fans receive online media websites in providing news stories about beauty pageants, and what behaviors are being developed upon receiving news from online pageant websites.
It will provide an informed source of information in the area of pageantry, a highly stigmatised activity.
Annora Bourgeault graduated from the U of R with an honours degree in psychology and a minor in anthropology.
In her case, Bourgeault was crowned Miss World Canada 2014 and competed in the Miss World 2014.
Bourgeault has used her experience to research the motivation of adult women in pageantry.