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April 15, 2022

Math, Music, and The Brain

By: Rebecca McInroy

There are some things that just feel like they’re true. For example, the idea that people who are gifted musicians are also good at learning math, or vice versa.

However, there isn’t any data that suggests that there are any links in the brain between these proclivities. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, we underestimate the role emotions play in what we believe to be true.


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May 13, 2022

Power, Negotiation, and Ourselves (Rebroadcast)

Framing negotiations in terms of winning and losing w can set us up for disappointment, not only when it comes to how we negotiate with others but also how we negotiate with ourselves. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke off some other options that might […]

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May 6, 2022

Hobbies Part II

The COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst for what has been termed the Great Resignation, which may allow people more time to consider taking up a new hobby. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke continue their discussion of the psychology of hobbies

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April 29, 2022

Hobbies Part I

The COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst for what has been termed the Great Resignation, which may allow people more time to consider taking up a new hobby. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke take a look at the psychology of hobbies.

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