The New Barbie

Rethinking the thin ideal. Is there a new body image we aspire to?

Challenging the Thin Ideal

By Alexis Conason Psy.D.
An intervention to improve body image in children (and everyone else!)

The Gorgeous Brain

By Billi Gordon Ph.D.
Beauty is a spiritual obligation.

The Race To Be Beautiful

By Cortney S. Warren Ph.D.
Developing a stronger ethnic identity can improve your body image.

The Beauty Gap is Closing

By Vivian Diller Ph.D.
The desire to be attractive matters to both men and women in today's culture

The Land of the Beautiful People

By Mary E. Pritchard Ph.D.
How do you stop comparing yourself to idealized images?

Latest Claim: Getting Married Makes You Fatter Because You Are Having So Much Fun

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Even when marrying has a bad effect, it will be attributed to something good.

10 Ways to Feel Better About How You Look

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Research suggests shifts in your outlook that can make a huge difference.

Confessions of a Bad Mother

By E E Smith
A "Smart" Doll Challenge to Barbie