May 30, 2022
Mindless eating, smoking, and worrying plague the world today. It was bad pre-pandemic, and it's gotten worse since.
Adam Schroeder and Naresh Vissa talk to Dr. Jud Brewer about how we can put ourselves in position to defeat these things.
Dr. Brewer founded MindSciences, Inc. (now known as DrJud), an app-based digital therapeutic treatment program for anxiety, overeating, and smoking. He is director of research and innovation at Brown University's Mindfulness Center and associate professor in behavioral and social sciences in the Brown School of Public Health, and in psychiatry at Brown's Warren Alpert Medical School. He is also an executive medical director of behavioral health at the digital health company Sharecare and #1 New York Times' bestselilng author of The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love—Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits and the new book Unwinding Anxiety: New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind.
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