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Mental Models of Obesity

Previously I suggested that in order for health behaviour change to be successful, we not only need to alter the decisions we make, but that we also need to modify the habits, routines, interpretations, and attributions that we base these … Continue reading

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Learning is a feedback process

Learning depends on feedback. This is not a surprising statement, and is a common theme within many different academic disciplines, including Systems Thinking (as discussed by Sterman, Meadows, Forrester and others). But despite this consensus, learning, in the sense of … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the National Obesity Summit

I recently attended the National Obesity Summit in Montreal, organized by the Canadian Obesity Network. The conference was well-organized with a great line-up of excellent speakers; it was often hard to choose between sessions.  I also enjoyed the opportunity to … Continue reading

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