By Jason Wachob — 2020
Addiction psychiatrist and neuroscientist Jud Brewer, M.D., Ph.D., has spent over 15 years studying why we make bad habits—and what makes them so difficult to break. Through clinical trials and research galore (in addition to working as the director of research and innovation at Brown University's Mindfulness Center), Brewer believes there is one thing that can help relieve our harmful habits: our curiosity.
William Moyers's ordeal helped motivate Bill Moyers's new documentary series, ''Close to Home,'' which explores the nature of addiction. ''It isn't about me,'' his son said. ''It's about thousands of people like me.