Episodes

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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April 15, 2022

Math, Music, and The Brain

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 […]

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April 8, 2022

Protect Your Boredom

It seems that people today carry with them the constant mantra, “I’m so busy.” And as it can be tough to juggle work, kids, and life in general, a lot of that feeling of being overwhelmed may be our own fault. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markaman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the […]

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April 1, 2022

Wordle

Wordle is not just an incredibly fun and addictive game, as  Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke point out in this week’s Two Guys on Your Head, it can teach us a lot about the psychology of how we learn.

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March 25, 2022

Laughing In The Face of Disaster

A lot of us who are not experiencing disaster, war, or significant hardship may wonder how others who are can get through the day-to-day. It might be even more foreign to us to think how anyone could possibly laugh or smile or make jokes during such times. However, in this episode of Two Guys on […]

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March 18, 2022

Age and Perception

A listener asked a question about why it is that we can feel a lot younger than we are. This prompted Two Guys on Your Head,  Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke to explore the psychology of how we perceive age.

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March 11, 2022

Effective Subversion

There is more to making change happen than meets the eye. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the art and psychology of effective subversion.

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