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Social Shaping of Bodily Experience

A Tale of Two (Ad) Campaigns

For a while, the mega-global corporation, Unilever — owner of Dove beauty products — spoke thoughtfully to the world’s women. The 13-year-long “Real …


→Alma Gottlieb

Donald Trump vs. Blood Magic

Donald Trump has revived old stereotypes in claiming that Fox News commentator/Republican debate moderator Megyn Kelly was ruled by her hormones (“bleeding …


→Alma Gottlieb

The “Ow” of Pain

New research claims that saying “Ow” really can ease the pain. Why am I skeptical? Or, rather, why am I skeptical that …


→Alma Gottlieb