Choosing mindfulness over dieting
Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Stay Resolved
Dieting doesn't work. Despite that, many people feel immense pressure to starve themselves. Neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt argues for a better, healthier way to live with mindful eating.
About Sandra Aamodt
Sandra Aamodt is a neuroscientist and science writer. She takes the complexities of neuroscience research and crafts them into accessible reads that give people a better understanding of their minds and behavior. Her books Welcome to Your Brain and Welcome to Your Child's Brain (both written with Sam Wang) are designed to bring neuroscience to a general audience, and they've both been widely translated. From 2003 to 2008, Aamodt was the editor-in-chief of Nature Neuroscience, a leading scientific journal in the field of brain research. Aamodt's science writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, El Mundo, and the Times of London.
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