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Body image is the mental representation we create of what we think we look like; it may or may not bear a close relation to how others actually see us. That is, it is subject to all kinds of distortion from internal elements like our emotions, moods, early experiences, attitudes of our parents, and much more. Nevertheless, it strongly influences behavior.
Voltron is not just a super-awesome action-hero robot made of five mechanical cats. He is a message to kids: The whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Teamwork is ubiquitous: on the playing field, at the office, raising children, lifting a couch. Humans are social animals, and civilization is the result of pooled effort.
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4Breathless: When Everything Is Just a Blurby Dr. Julie J. Exline, Ph.D.
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