Episodes

December 2, 2022

Why It’s Not Always About Being Liked When You’re a Leader (Rebroadcast)

If you’re in a leadership position you know you have to make some difficult decisions. Some of those decisions might put you in the doghouse for a while, but if you are motivated by the good of the group as opposed to the need to be liked, things tend to work out better. In this […]

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November 26, 2022

The Psychology of The Holiday Traditions (Rebroadcast)

For many of us, Thanksgiving means spending time with our families and carrying out traditions that we’ve practiced for years. While it can be very stressful, messy, and challenging to spend time with family members you don’t see very often, it can also be a beautiful time of re-centering. Traditions serve a psychological function. By […]

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November 18, 2022

Why We Believe Lies

We evolved to believe what we are told, however, we did not evolve in an environment with mass media. This is what makes the spread of misinformation so insidious and effective. In this week’s episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why we believe lies.

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November 11, 2022

The Psychology of Reading (Part II)

There are many ways in which reading enriches our lives, but we may overlook some of the most important. In this week’s episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke conclude their exploration into the psychology of reading.

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November 3, 2022

The Psychology of Reading (Part I)

Many of us enjoy reading novels but rarely do we ask ourselves why we prefer one over another. In this week’s episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of reading.

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October 28, 2022

Brain Games and Learning

You can go to the gym and work out your quads, your biceps, or your balance and isolate those muscle groups to focus on the improvement of those areas of function with work. So it’s not too far of a stretch to assume if we exercise specific areas of our brains might we see improvement […]

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