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‘Bridgerton’ Creator Shonda Rhimes Honored With Her Very Own Barbie Doll

For International Women’s Day, Mattel is creating Barbie dolls of ‘Bridgerton’ creator Shonda Rhimes and the show’s makeup artist Pat McGrath London, United Kingdom – American television producer and writer Shonda Rhimes, British make-up artist Pat McGrath and French blogger Lena Mahfouf are honored with Barbie dolls in their likeness as part of a celebration […]

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Barbie unveils Pat McGrath doll

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Barbie has unveiled a one-of-a-kind doll created in the image of influential makeup artist and founder of the beauty brand, Pat McGrath of Pat McGrath Labs. McGrath, hailing from the UK, is one of the most influential makeup artists in the world. “It’s an honor to have a Barbie in […]

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Barbie pays tribute to Shonda Rhimes and more with one-of-a-kind doll as part of International Women’s Day

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Barbie will pay tribute to 12 female role models and entrepreneurs around the world, including Shonda Rhimeswith unique Barbie dolls in their image. Today, Mattel, Inc. announced that Barbie is partnering with entrepreneurs and role models to inspire the next generation of leaders and dreamers this International Women’s […]

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Latest Findings: Doll Play Gets Kids Talking About Others’ Thoughts and Feelings

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced that Barbie and a team of neuroscientists from Cardiff University have released the latest results from a multi-year study exploring the short- and long-term impacts of doll play. on development. In the second year of the study, researchers investigated the importance of what children say while playing […]

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Doll play encourages children to talk about other people’s thoughts and feelings

The second year of the study builds on long-term research by Cardiff University neuroscientists exploring the impact of doll play on children, commissioned by Barbie® During the first year of the study, research found that playing with dolls activated parts of the brain that allowed children to develop empathy and social processing skills. EL SEGUNDO, […]

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How a new study shows the benefits of doll play through neuroscience

Mattel, Inc. today announced that Barbie and a team of Cardiff University neuroscientists have … [+] released the latest results from a multi-year study exploring the short- and long-term impacts of doll play on development. Mattel Mattel, Inc. announced yesterday that Barbie and a team of neuroscientists from Cardiff University have released the latest results […]

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Doll play promotes empathy in children, study finds – ToyNews

Barbie and a team of neuroscientists from Cardiff University have released the latest results from a multi-year study exploring the short- and long-term impacts of doll play on development. In the second year of the study, researchers investigated the importance of what children say while playing and found that children use increased language about other […]

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Black journalist and activist in the spotlight with Barbie doll

item Image of the new Ida B. Wells doll released by Mattel’s for its new Inspiring Women series. (Photo courtesy of Mattel / Aly Lloyd) WASHINGTON – Ida B. Wells, a black journalist and civil rights activist, will be honored for her lifetime achievement with a new Barbie doll for Mattel’s new Inspiring Women series. […]

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A black journalist and activist honored with a Barbie doll

article Image of the new Ida B. Wells doll released by Mattel’s for its new Inspiring Women series. (Photo courtesy of Mattel/Aly Lloyd) WASHINGTON – Ida B. Wells, black journalist and civil rights activist, will be honored for her lifetime achievement with a new Barbie doll for Mattel’s new Inspiring Women series. The new doll […]

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Ida B. Wells, writer and activist, is honored with a Barbie doll : NPR

The new Barbie doll of journalist and activist Ida B. Wells. Jason Tidwell/Mattel hide caption toggle caption Jason Tidwell/Mattel The new Barbie doll of journalist and activist Ida B. Wells. Jason Tidwell/Mattel Educator, journalist, anti-lynching activist and co-founder of the NAACP, Ida B. Wells joins the pantheon of distinguished women honored by Mattel with her […]

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Porcelain doll collection passed on to new “keepers” |

As a real estate agent, local professional Ed Hamilton was recently faced with a new situation that was a first for him in his chosen job. And these are expensive and sometimes rare porcelain dolls. Hamilton said he was hired by the family of Ms Barbara Bigenho to organize the sale of his home in […]

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New Barbie doll inspired by ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ released

Barbie dolls can also be fighter pilots. A new special edition doll is released by Mattel inspired by the upcoming “Top Gun: Maverick” movie. The Tom Cruise-directed action film follows 1986’s “Top Gun” and will be released in May 2022 after months of delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. The new Barbie is based on […]

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55 Delicious Doll Tattoos – Tattoo Ideas, Artists and Models

Growing up, many of us played with dolls. However, the time period you were born greatly determined the types of dolls you played with. For example, as a child of the 90s, I grew up playing with Barbie dolls. I even remember getting a collectible Barbie Cruella de Vil that, to my mom’s horror, I […]