Meet Judson “Jud” Brewer MD Claritas Mind


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On the Wednesday broadcast at 12 Noon PT/3PM ET December 7th, 2016 our special guest is Judson Brewer MD PhD, of Claritas Mind Sciences (@ClaritasMind). Judson “Jud” Brewer is the founder of Claritas Mind and a thought leader in the “science of self-mastery,” having combined over 15 years of experience with mindfulness training with his scientific research therein. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, spoken at international conferences, and his work has been featured on 60 Minutes, at TEDx, Time magazine (top 100 new health discoveries of 2013), Forbes, CNN, BBC, NPR, Businessweek and others. He also writes an addiction blog for the Huffington Post. He graduated cum laude from Princeton University, Received his MD PhD from Washington University in St. Louis, and completed his psychiatry residency at Yale University School of Medicine, where he spent 5 years on faculty as an assistant professor and medical director of the Yale Therapeutic Neuroscience Clinic at Yale. He is currently the Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness and an associate professor in Medicine and Psychiatry at UMass Medical School. Based on his recent discoveries of brain regions involved in meditation, he is developing novel neurofeedback techniques to measure and train meditative “flow” states. Join co-hosts Fred Goldstein and Gregg Masters as we discuss how apps can help in these two important areas of population health and hear from Fred who has been using the Eat Right: Now app, to get a sense of what he has learned and how the app has worked for him.

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