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Researching the brain to learn how habits form and how mindfulness can help us change them.

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Train your brain, change your habits.

Researching the brain to learn how habits form and how mindfulness can help us change them.

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Train your brain, change your habits.

Researching the brain to learn how habits form and how mindfulness can help us change them.

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Watch Judson Brewer Ted Med Talk

TED Talks

Dr. Brewer’s talk on how habits are formed and how we can change them, called “A Simple Way To Break a Bad Habit,” was the 4th most watched TED Talk of 2016.

His earlier TED talk discusses the impact of mindfulness on attaining the elusive “flow state”.

TED Talks

Dr. Brewer’s talk on how habits are formed and how we can change them, called “A Simple Way To Break a Bad Habit,” was the 4th most watched TED Talk of 2016.

His earlier TED talk discusses the impact of mindfulness on attaining the elusive “flow state”.

“The Craving Mind” Book

Dr. Brewer’s book, “The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love — Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits,” explores how habits form, why they’re so hard to overcome, and the research that gives us hope they can be changed.

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Buy The Craving Mind Book

“The Craving Mind” Book

Dr. Brewer’s book, “The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love — Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits,” explores how habits form, why they’re so hard to overcome, and the research that gives us hope they can be changed.

Buy The Craving Mind Book
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Habit Change Programs

Step-by-step guidance based on the latest research, delivered via app and online.

Habit Change Programs

Step-by-step guidance based on the latest research, delivered via app and online.

Research

Dr. Brewer is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University. He also is a research affiliate at MIT.

Using scientific tools including fMRI and EEG, his research is focused on evidence-based mindfulness treatments to treat addiction and change habits.

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Research

Dr. Brewer is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University. He also is a research affiliate at MIT.

Using scientific tools including fMRI and EEG, his research is focused on evidence-based mindfulness treatments to treat addiction and change habits.

Learn More

About Jud

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Judson Brewer MD PhD is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, having combined over 20 years of experience with mindfulness training with his scientific research therein. He is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University.

He also is a research affiliate at MIT. A psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Brewer has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for habit change, including both in-person and app-based treatments for smoking, emotional eating, and anxiety (Eat Right Now, Unwinding Anxiety and Craving to Quit).

He has also studied the underlying neural mechanisms of mindfulness using standard and real-time fMRI and EEG neurofeedback.

He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, trained US Olympic coaches, and his work has been featured on 60 Minutes, TED (4th most viewed talk of 2016, with 10+ Million views), Time magazine (top 100 new health discoveries of 2013), Forbes, BBC, NPR, Al Jazeera (documentary about his research), Businessweek and others.

His work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association, among others. Dr. Brewer founded Claritas MindSciences to move his discoveries of clinical evidence behind mindfulness for anxiety, eating, smoking and other behavior change into the hands of consumers. He is the author of The Craving Mind: from cigarettes to smartphones to love, why we get hooked and how we can break bad habits (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017).

Connect with Dr. Brewer on Twitter

About Jud

judson-brewer-interview

Judson Brewer MD PhD is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, having combined over 20 years of experience with mindfulness training with his scientific research therein. He is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University.

He also is a research affiliate at MIT. A psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Brewer has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for habit change, including both in-person and app-based treatments for smoking, emotional eating, and anxiety (Eat Right Now, Unwinding Anxiety and Craving to Quit).

He has also studied the underlying neural mechanisms of mindfulness using standard and real-time fMRI and EEG neurofeedback.

He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, trained US Olympic coaches, and his work has been featured on 60 Minutes, TED (4th most viewed talk of 2016, with 10+ Million views), Time magazine (top 100 new health discoveries of 2013), Forbes, BBC, NPR, Al Jazeera (documentary about his research), Businessweek and others.

His work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association, among others. Dr. Brewer founded Claritas MindSciences to move his discoveries of clinical evidence behind mindfulness for anxiety, eating, smoking and other behavior change into the hands of consumers. He is the author of The Craving Mind: from cigarettes to smartphones to love, why we get hooked and how we can break bad habits (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017).

Connect with Dr. Brewer on Twitter

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