Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Nudge
About Judson Brewer's TED Talk
Psychiatrist Judson Brewer describes how patients who practice simple mindfulness techniques can kick unhealthy habits.
About Judson Brewer
Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies how mindfulness affects addiction.
He has developed treatments to help with substance abuse and eating disorders and has also studied the neural mechanisms of mindfulness.
He is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at University of Massachusetts, where he is Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness.