The Science Of Celebrity . . . Or Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?

April 14, 2020|
The Science Of Celebrity . . . Or Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? by Timothy Caulfield
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PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS IS GWYNETH PALTROW WRONG ABOUT EVERYTHING?

Over the past few decades, celebrity culture''s grip on our society has tightened. For Timothy Caulfield, a health science expert, this trend has had a measurable influence on individual life choices and health care decisions.
     In typical Caulfield manner, it isn''t enough to simply interview experts and read the current studies (which he does). He tries celebrity-recommended beauty routines and diets. After attending a modeling competition, he enrolls in an assessment/audition for a modelling agency in Hollywood. In his quest to understand the relationship between celebrity and culture and our indivudal health choices, he follows celebrity Twitter feeds, scans gossip blogs, and forces himself to read every issue--cover to cover--of People magazine, for an entire year. In this fun, factual book, Caulfield separates sense from nonsense and provides usable and evidence-informed advice about what actually works and what is a waste of money and time.
TIMOTHY CAULFIELD is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, a Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health, and Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. His interdisciplinary research on topics like stem cells, genetics, research ethics, the public representations of scie...
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Title:The Science Of Celebrity . . . Or Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:400 pages, 7.97 X 5.2 X 1.02 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 7.97 X 5.2 X 1.02 in
Published:April 14, 2020
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780735239777

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