The New Barbie

The New Barbie

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

Changing Your Body Image Once and for All

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
What causes us to be so critical about our bodies?

Challenging the Thin Ideal

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

The Phrase We Should Never Say Again

By Sherry Pagoto Ph.D.
How this common phrase perpetuates everybody's negative body image

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?

The Denial Diet

By Mark Borigini M.D.
I await the e-Twinkie.

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

Real Housewives & Black Swan: Too Rich & Too Thin?

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Do money and beauty lead to happiness?