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The Art of Attention Episode #1: Dr. Jud Brewer Gets Curious about Habits

Jud Brewer talks with Daron about navigating everyday addictions with curious awareness and the power of understanding what drives the behaviors we regret but keep repeating. 

Dr. Jud Brewer is an addiction psychiatrist who has been investigating habits for over 20 years. He’s the Director of Research and Innovation for the Mindfulness Center at Brown University

He develops in-person and app-based programs applying mindfulness to changing behaviors including three highly successful programs designed to help people stop smoking, navigate anxiety, and disrupt emotional eating.  


He wrote a book about the science behind his work called The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love – Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits.


He also developed a free online video series introducing health care professionals to what drives habits and effective ways to change them. 



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