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Does mindfulness really work? Research shows that mindfulness can improve memory, reduce anxiety and break harmful habits such as overeating, smoking and substance use. On The Point, we talk with psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training Dr. Judson Brewer about the science behind mindfulness.
We discuss Calmer Choice, a program introducing local students to the practice of mindfulness. We also get tips on practicing mindful eating.
Jud Brewer MD PhD is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and Associate Professor in Behavioral and Social Sciences at the School of Public Health and Psychiatry at the Medical School at Brown University
Sarah Manion is the Chief Program Officer for Calmer Choice
Dena Irwin is an Integrative Nutritionist at the Community Health Center, and with Delicious Living Nutrition
Mindy Todd hosts.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.