The study identified self-sexualization in girls as young as 6. The girls also overwhelmingly chose the sexy doll as more popular.
The good news? Starr and Ferguson learned that a mother's influence on her daughter and a girl's involvement in sports can change that.
Nicole Comstock from KVAL News looked at the research and talked to girls and their mothers for a story set to air on KVAL News at 5 p.m. Thursday, November 15.