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Barbie and body image: a scholar’s take on the research — and the blockbuster film

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Nature 620, 254-255 (2023)


This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

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  • Correction 28 July 2023: An earlier version of this story misstated the results of research on young girls’ attitudes towards fuller-figured dolls.


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