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December 15, 2023

Teaching and Behavior

By: Rebecca McInroy

There are many elements of being in a classroom that are difficult to navigate. It’s not only tough to teach, it’s hard to be an attentive student in an environment where we are stuck in our chairs for most of the day.

In this episode of Two Guys on Your HeadDr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about teaching and behavior and offer some ways of reframing our mindsets as instructors, parents, and students.


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June 7, 2024

Performance and Gestures

Many of us go through life blissfully unaware of how and why we are performing, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, those performances, specifically gesturing, help us communicate in ways we are only now beginning to understand. Check out the study Art refers to […]

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May 31, 2024

Framing Discourse (Rebroadcast)

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in a debate, even with ourselves, that it doesn’t occur to us to change the frame of the conversation. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, it’s important to find new ways to talk and think about things.

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May 24, 2024

Wandering

It’s sometimes difficult to justify doing an activity that isn’t related to work or achieving a specific goal, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, letting your mind wander and thinking of things other than your immediate task can be beneficial for your brain and […]

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May 17, 2024

Cause and Effect

It can be difficult to understand how to navigate behavior when there is no direct cause and effect between what you’re doing and the impact you want to have. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about why it’s important to take daily actions toward long-term goals.

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May 10, 2024

Time, Attention, and How To Get Things Done

Time is important, especially when it comes to the brain. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about how our brains process and understand time and how we can reorient our goals within tasks to stay motivated and get more done.

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May 3, 2024

Transparency

There’s a lot going on below the surface when it comes to what we reveal and conceal. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about a few perplexing dimensions of the psychology of transparency.

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April 26, 2024

Abstinence vs. Moderation

Some of our behaviors tend to get in the way of goals we would like to achieve or even the lives we want to live, but changing our behavior can be more complicated than we think. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about the psychology of […]

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April 19, 2024

How To Crush Writer’s Block

In April, we celebrate National Poetry Month, and in honor of this beautiful commemoration, we wanted to revisit our show on writer’s block! That phrase might induce panic and a recollection of a familiar experience. It’s a widespread phenomenon. So what is it? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain […]

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