Why is it that everyone seems to be pushing a weight-centric agenda? Weight centrism is a cultural norm, medical behemoth, and capitalist bonanza. This podcast delves into the forces that bind us externally and internally, to weight centrism.
· Recognise the various individual, social and structural factors which currently reinforce weight centrism
· Appreciate some of the ways that weight centrism results in discrimination and unethical healthcare practice
· Appreciate the impact of Confirmation Bias on own beliefs and the beliefs of others
· Recognise the phenomenon of Cognitive Dissonance when presented with information that conflicts with own beliefs
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