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July 5, 2021

Edward Diener

By: Rebecca McInroy

Social psychologist Edward Diener, nicknamed Dr. Happiness and known for his pioneering research into what defined contentment, died on April 27 at his home in Salt Lake City. He was 74.

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke we remember the life and work of Ed Diener and discuss the psychology of happiness.


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September 24, 2021

The Language of Emotion

We have a limited number of ways to experience the world psychologically, but many ways to interpret that experience. In that interpretation, the words we use are very important and perhaps in surprising ways. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the language we use to describe emotions and why we should be paying more attention to it.

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September 17, 2021

Outcome Bias

A listener wrote in: "Please take a moment to address why September 11, 2001, is still a cultural touchstone, but February 26, 1993, was so easily forgotten." Thank you for the question Bob M. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about remembering 9/11 and outcome bias.  

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September 10, 2021

Remembering 9/11

When we live through a profound and historic event we have a different understanding of it than if we just read about it. That has a complex and interesting significance on how we see the world. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of remembering 9/11.

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