Selfies Aren't Empowering. They're a Cry for Help.

Much virtual ink has been spilled over the past few days over the Oxford Dictionary's choice of "selfie" for 2013 word of the year. But I've noticed among the chorus of opinions on the social media self portrait an annoying trend: the selfie evangelist. Selfies are just dandy, they say, because they're a way for… » 11/21/13 12:20pm 11/21/13 12:20pm

A Picture Of An Eating Disorder

We already knew that those suffering from eating disorders had distorted body images, but apparently that manifests itself literally. When researchers asked women to draw themselves, they found that those suffering from anorexia or bulimia tended to draw themselves with different characteristics: no feet, larger… » 2/17/11 4:05pm 2/17/11 4:05pm