Unpacking Weight Science Pod-Course Episode 1
'Stuck in a Weight Centric Operating System'
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 pod-course 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