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Appearance Matters: The Podcast! Is the official podcast of the Centre for Appearance Research - a world leading research centre investigating body image and appearance psychology research, based at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK. Hosted by Nadia Craddock and Jade Parnell. Developed and produced by Nadia Craddock. Music by David Insua-Cao: www.davidinsuacao.com/

Appearance Matters: The Podcast! Is the official podcast of the Centre for Appearance Research - a world leading research centre investigating body image and appearance psychology research, based at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK. Hosted by Nadia Craddock and Jade Parnell. Developed and produced by Nadia Craddock. Music by David Insua-Cao: www.davidinsuacao.com/
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Appearance Matters: The Podcast! Is the official podcast of the Centre for Appearance Research - a world leading research centre investigating body image and appearance psychology research, based at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK. Hosted by Nadia Craddock and Jade Parnell. Developed and produced by Nadia Craddock. Music by David Insua-Cao: www.davidinsuacao.com/

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Episodes

Episode 40: Sexual Orientation, Body Image, and Eating Disorders

5/13/2019
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Research shows that individuals identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual might be at higher risk for body image concerns and eating disorders. Nadia and Jade discuss WHY with Associated Professor Jerel Calzo (starting at approx. 18 minutes) after a conversation about research on structural stigma. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car For more on our guest Jerel Calzo (Associate Professor in Health Promotion and Behavioural...

Duration:00:55:56

Episode 39: Yoga and Body Image

4/10/2019
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Can yoga help us feel better in our bodies? Nadia and Jade hear about the latest research on body image and yoga from CAR’s Assoc. Prof Emma Halliwell and Prof Dianne Neumark-Sztainer (University of Minnesota). The practice of yoga will be introduced by a VERY special guest. **WANT TO TAKE PART IN A YOGA STUDY?** Georgia Treneman-Evans at the Centre for Appearance Research is conducting a new study for her Master’s programme at UWE Bristol on the impact of Yoga and Pilates for women. If...

Duration:00:46:17

Episode 38: Swipe right? Men's Take on Online Dating and Body Image

3/11/2019
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“Take it step by step, don’t say – oh she’s the love of my life.” We’ve heard what the women have to say, now it’s time to hear what men think about online dating and body image. Which direction are you swiping? Let us know what you think: https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car Episode written and produced by Jade Parnell

Duration:00:40:37

Episode 37: Octopuses and Eating Disorder Prevention with Michael Levine

2/23/2019
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Nadia and Jade talk about eating disorder prevention (and octopuses?!) with expert Michael Levine PhD, in recognition of Eating Disorder Awareness Week (25th Feb – 3rd Mar). Michael Levine, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Kenyon College in Ohio, USA. Michael is an expert in eating disorder prevention with a special interest in the meaning and relevance of sociocultural factors. As noted in the episode, you can email Michael with specific questions on eating disorder prevention:...

Duration:00:49:06

Episode 36: Swipe right? Women's Take on Online Dating and Body Image

2/12/2019
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“The best dating advice I ever got was be the person you want to date, put out what you want to get.” Nadia and Jade explore the topic of online dating and body image, by asking women what their take is on the subject. Let us know if their thoughts *matched* yours! Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car Be part of CAR’s research: https://uwe.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8iHjwXSeSVM70Pz The Scar Free Foundation: www.scarfree.org.uk...

Duration:00:42:34

Episode 35: Unsubscribing from Diet Culture with Laura Thomas PhD

1/11/2019
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Nadia and Jade say NO to New Year New You diets and find out more about intuitive eating with registered nutritionist, Laura Thomas PhD. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car For more on Laura: Her website: http://www.laurathomasphd.co.uk/ Her podcast: https://apple.co/2z3RrdD Her book (!!): https://amzn.to/2Pys28D Laura on Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurathomasphd Laura on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurathomasphd/...

Duration:00:47:33

Episode 34: Online Interventions in Health Psychology

12/10/2018
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What are online interventions in health psychology? Who typically uses them and why do people use them? Nadia and Jade explore this topic, in a festive-filled episode along with guests from CAR; Dr Jennifer Heath and Claire Hamlet. Remember, if you enjoy it, please do rate us on Apple Podcasts - it helps others find the podcast. YP Face IT: https://www.ypfaceit.co.uk/index.aspx Supporting Children with Burns: http://supportingchildrenwithburns.co.uk Let us know what you think...

Duration:00:23:55

Episode 33: Body Image Around the World

11/14/2018
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Is body image really a global issue? Nadia and Jade find out with Viren Swami, Professor of Social Psychology at Anglia Ruskin University and CAR's Kirsty Garbett. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car For more on Prof Viren Swami: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Viren_Swami Photo by Andrew Stutesman on Unsplash Episode written and produced by Nadia Craddock

Duration:01:02:21

Episode 32: Positive Body Image

10/14/2018
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What *actually* is positive body image and how do we get it? Nadia and Jade discuss some interesting new research looking at positive body image and hear from Professor Tracy Tylka – a world leading expert on positive body image. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car Be part of CAR’s research: https://uwe.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8iHjwXSeSVM70Pz For more on Tracy Tylka: https://u.osu.edu/tracyltylka/ Also, BIG NEWS: Nadia and...

Duration:00:35:38

Episode 31: Tackling Body Image In Schools

9/14/2018
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Nadia and Jade discuss why and how we tackle body image within the classroom. Both Professor Phillippa Diedrichs and Mr Iain Murdoch consider this from a research and teaching perspective. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car Everybody's Different Board Game: www.appearancegame.co.uk UK Youth Select Committee Report on Body Image: http://www.byc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Youth-Select-Committee-A-Body-Confident-Future.pdf...

Duration:00:42:24

Episode 30: Body Confident Mums

8/14/2018
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Nadia and Jade discuss the pressures mother's face to 'bounce back' to their pre-pregnancy body with body image experts: Dr Zali Yager, Dr Laura Hart, and Dr Ivanka Prichard. Let us know what you think: https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car CAR participant pool: https://uwe.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8iHjwXSeSVM70Pz For more on Body Confident Mums: https://www.bodyconfidentmums.org Join the Body Confident Mums’ Facebook group:...

Duration:00:21:16

Episode 29: Ethics, Beauty & the Handmaid's Tale

7/12/2018
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What's the Handmaid's Tale got to do with body image? Do we have a moral duty to be beautiful? Nadia and Jade share a short talk by Dr Laura Hart and and hear from Philosophy Professor Heather Widdows. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car For more on Professor Heather Widdows: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/philosophy/widdows-heather.aspx https://twitter.com/ProfWiddows For more on Dr Laura Hart:...

Duration:00:24:39

Episode 28: Male Body Image

6/11/2018
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Nadia and Jade talk to male body image expert Dr Scott Griffiths and body positive influencer Kelvin Davis about body image concerns in men - Are they different? Are they on the rise? What is bigorexia? And how can men feel better in their bodies? For more on Scott: http://unimelb.academia.edu/ScottGriffiths https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vs7nKcPsAXI For more on Kelvin: http://notoriouslydapper.com/ Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR:...

Duration:00:30:24

Episode 27: Acne and Body Image

5/15/2018
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Acne is a common skin condition that can have a significant impact people’s body image and wellbeing. Nadia and Jade are joined by Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Dr Diane Berson, and CAR’s Professor Phillippa Diedrichs and Dr Heidi Williamson to learn more about the relationship between acne and how we feel about the way we look. Links: Dove Derma Series: The acne Confidence Talks are here on WDS website: https://www.womensderm.org/confidencetalks And here on YouTube:...

Duration:00:31:23

Episode 26: Resilience & Visible Difference

4/13/2018
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What can we learn about resilience from those who live with a visible difference? Nadia and Jade talk to James Partridge OBE and CAR PhD candidate Matthew Ridley to find out more. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car To register for Appearance Matters 8 conference: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/hls/research/appearanceresearch/events/appearancemattersconference.aspx To register for Appearance Matters 8 mentoring breakfast:...

Duration:00:41:46

Episode 25: Fat Talk is NOT OKAY

3/14/2018
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It’s not just pictures that can affect how we feel about how we look, words can make a big impact on our body image too. Nadia and Jade discuss fat talk, fat talk research and give some useful tips to shut fat talk down. Special thanks to Amina, Ann, and Gina from Call Your Girlfriend (Nadia's fav podcast) for letting us use your listener question clip on body shaming. More from CYG: http://www.callyourgirlfriend.com Episode written and produced by Nadia Craddock, Reviewed by Phillippa...

Duration:00:32:12

Episode 24: Visible Difference and Romantic Relationships

2/12/2018
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In timely fashion for Valentine’s Day, Jade and Nadia talk to Sylvia Mac and Nick Sharratt on the topic of intimacy and appearance, with a special focus on the role of visible differences within romantic relationships. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car To register for Appearance Matters 8: https://store.uwe.ac.uk/product-catalogue/conferences-events/appearance-matters-8 More on our guests, Sylvia Mac...

Duration:00:39:52

Episode 23: Eating Disorder Prevention

1/3/2018
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In the first episode of Appearance Matters: The Podcast! For 2018, Nadia and Jade discuss eating disorder prevention with Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, pioneer of the iconic Project EAT risk factor studies, and writers, Laura Dennison and Eve Simmons, authors of the popular anti–clean-eating website for troubled eaters ‘Not Plant Based’. Let us know what you think https://twitter.com/car_UWE To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car To register for Appearance Matters 8: More on our...

Duration:00:32:36

Christmas Special 2017: Mentorship in Academia

12/7/2017
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Listen to our Appearance Matters: the Podcast Christmas Special 2017 on mentorship in academia - with members of the CAR team and Professor Nichola Rumsey - one of the most remarkable mentors we know. For more on the Centre for Appearance Research: www.uwe.ac.uk/car For early bird registration for our Appearance Matters 8 conference:http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/hls/research/appearanceresearch/events/appearancematters/registration.aspx (full rate applicable from March 1st) To register up for our...

Duration:00:29:26

Episode 22: Exercise & Body Image

11/13/2017
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Nadia and Jade talk about exercise and body image with Tanya Joseph - architect of Sport England's 'This Girl Can' Campaign and body image & body functionality researcher, Assistant Professor Jessica Alleva. To find out more about CAR: www.uwe.ac.uk/car Follow CAR on Twitter: https://twitter.com/car_UWE For more on 'This Girl Can': https://www.sportengland.org/our-work/women/this-girl-can/ WATCH 'This Girl Can' Ads: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZoXyIxqFRc...

Duration:00:28:34