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Each week Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore different aspects of human behavior and the brain. In conversations hosted by producer Rebecca McInroy, the two renowned psychologists cover everything from the effects of sugar on the brain, to what's happening in our minds while we sleep, and much, much more.

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Each week Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore different aspects of human behavior and the brain. In conversations hosted by producer Rebecca McInroy, the two renowned psychologists cover everything from the effects of sugar on the brain, to what's happening in our minds while we sleep, and much, much more.

    The Pandemic and Big Life Changes

    The Pandemic and Big Life Changes

    We’ve all been through a lot during the COVID 19 pandemic, and some of us are deciding to use it as an opportunity to take a leap into the unknown. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, we talk about the psychology of making big […]

    • 8 min
    Gestures

    Gestures

    We express a lot with our gestures, but as Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke discuss in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, there is a lot more than communication happening when we’re waving our hands or bobbing our heads.

    • 8 min
    Vaccinations and Psychology

    Vaccinations and Psychology

    Almost every individual on this planet has been impacted by the COVID 19 pandemic, and with the vaccines for COVID now available many of us are seeing a light at the end of this very long and devastating tunnel. Yet, even though the vaccines are safe and effective some people who have access to them […]

    • 8 min
    Edward Diener

    Edward Diener

    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 […]

    • 8 min
    The Illusion of Explanatory Depth

    The Illusion of Explanatory Depth

    To paraphrase Donald Rumsfeld, there are the known knowns, the known unknowns, and the unknown unknowns; and it’s in the latter that the most cause for concern arises. What we don’t know we don’t know but think we know can be dangerous, and in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. […]

    • 7 min
    The Continued Problem With TED Talks

    The Continued Problem With TED Talks

    It can be enjoyable, even exciting, and inspiring to watch TED Talks or read self-help books, or even listen to this show. But the truth is, doing these things won’t solve the big problems. Just taking in information cannot feed the world, won’t treat depression, and can’t change behavior; these things take a lot of […]

    • 7 min

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4.8 out of 5
186 Ratings

186 Ratings

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Do not listen with headphones!

Love the content, but there are serious volume issues. Sometimes the segment changes to an ad that is very loud, sometimes too quiet. Sometimes different hosts in the same conversation are played back at different volumes, so I can’t even fix it by changing my device’s volume.

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My favorite !

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