Dr. Levine is an associate professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Humanities at the Penn State College of Medicine. She teaches Humanities to students through all 4 years of their medical training and encourages them to consider how we perceive others and how this can affect the doctor-patient relationship. Through her work within the field of eating disorders, she often tackles the way women are viewed and the challenging expectations that they struggle against. Combining these interests, she has edited this volume that examines how we perceive beauty. As a psychiatrist, she challenges you to be open to new concepts and ideas. That is the only way to discover the world around you and challenge your own Perception of Beauty.