However, girls being bare-chested was acceptable by some up to puberty.
The meaning of nudity in Europe was also changed in the 1500s by reports of naked inhabitants in the Americas, and the African slaves brought to Italy by the Portuguese.
Anthropologist and posits that the ability to dissipate excess body heat through helped make possible the dramatic enlargement of the brain, the most temperature-sensitive human organ.
Sexual and non-sexual nudity See also: and The social context defines the cultural meaning of nudity that may range from the.
Legal definitions are further complicated by laws regarding ; this term generally refers to engaging in public nudity with an intent to offend common decency.
The nude in photography includes , , and.