In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology behind both sides of America’s ongoing debate about firearms and gun control.

Texas Standard: January 27, 2016

He’s a physicist, a nobel laureate, a professor, and now a central figure in the debate over guns in college classrooms. Also with dangerous chemical on tap in Flint, Michigan, what’s in the water in Texas? In many cases no one’s quite sure. What’s behind mounting delays in Texas water testing? We’ll explore. Also millennials stuck in parent’s attics and in low paying jobs…now besting baby boomers at top homebuyers. And doing well, but feeling like a fake: understanding the imposter syndrome. All those stories and much more on todays Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: January 26, 2016

In today’s episode of as the tables turn- planned parenthood gets cleared of wrongdoing. Secret videographers get indicted. More on the surprise decision by a harris county grand jury looking into Planned Parenthood…and the outcome top state officials did not see coming. If you’re a landlord in Texas, should you have to ask your tenants for profit that they’re in the US legally? A challenge to Texas’ new law on harboring immigrants here illegally. Plus…the state of the state of Texas…economically speaking. The new forecast may not be as gloomy as you’d think….all that and more today on the Texas Standard:

Texas Standard: December 8, 2015

The President says people should not be able to purchase a gun if they’re on a no-fly list. In real life, would this this fly? We’ll explore today on the Texas Standard. Also: coming soon to a school near you? Students at a north Texas high school stage a walkout. We’ll hear how conditions at the school sparked a protest and why it may not be the last. Plus a seizure of a shipment of wood at the port of Houston. What so special about that timber. And a long lost album by the late great Roy Orbison-rediscovered. All of that and so much more on todays Texas Standard:


In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of guns.

Texas Standard: July 27, 2015

A judge orders the release of thousands of families from immigrant detention centers–so why is no one being released? Another mass shooting, another debate about guns. But politicians remain silent on another issue that’s a factor in nearly every single mass shooting in modern history. It’s being called the biggest scandal in Texas sports right now…and it has nothing at all to do with the pros or even collegiate athletics. we’ll talk about the secret in the shadows of the Friday night nights. If at first you don’t secede? Yes the movement’s back…those stories and much more today on the Texas Standard.

July 10, 2015

We gave them 140 days to make a difference in the lives of Texans. What got done, what didn’t and what it means for you on this special edition of the Texas Standard.
This hour, we’re teaming up with the Texas Tribune to take on a story that affects nearly 27 million of us who’ll have to live with the decisions of the 181 people who represent us. On the table before the 84th Texas legislature: schools.The Environment Energy. Health care. and much more…But as lawmakers leave Austin, what are we left with? Guns, Grass, Oil and Gas, deconstructing the 84th legislative session, a collaboration with the Texas Tribune today on the Texas Standard.

Seeing and Perception

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about how we see with our brains, and some problems that can cause.

KUT Weekend – February 7, 2014

Wendy Davis supports open-carry….why so many people on parole end up in Dove Springs….and a local restaurant critical pans a downtown cantina. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!