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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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    • 4.8 • 193 Ratings

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.

    DYOR Part II: Motivated Reasoning and Expertise

    DYOR Part II: Motivated Reasoning and Expertise

    DYOR stands for Do Your Own Research. It is a common acronym used throughout the internet due to how fast and easily misinformation can spread. It is encouraging people to research things and become informed before making a decision. However, it turns out it’s not so easy to do your own research for a variety […]

    • 8 min
    DYOR Part I: Psychology and Culture

    DYOR Part I: Psychology and Culture

    DYOR stands for Do Your Own Research. It is a common acronym used throughout the internet due to how fast and easily misinformation can spread. It is encouraging people to research things and become informed before making a decision. However, it turns out it’s not so easy to do your own research for a variety […]

    • 7 min
    Neuroticism

    Neuroticism

    A recent study suggests there are 4 characteristics that mentally well people share: openness to feelings, openness to emotions, truthfulness, and they’re not neurotic. But what does that really mean? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head,  Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke we’ll conclude our series unpacking each characteristic with a […]

    • 8 min
    Truthfulness

    Truthfulness

    A recent study suggests there are 4 characteristics that mentally well people share: openness to feelings, openness to emotions, truthfulness, and they’re not neurotic. But what does that really mean? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head,  Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke continue our series unpacking each characteristic with a discussion […]

    • 8 min
    The Sh*t Sandwich

    The Sh*t Sandwich

    You may think that bookending a critique in two compliments is a good strategy, but it turns out it has unintended negative consequences. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of the “sh*t sandwich.”

    • 8 min
    Loyalty and Dissent (Rebroadcast)

    Loyalty and Dissent (Rebroadcast)

    Loyalty is an interesting and elusive concept. As much as we may profess our loyalty to a certain organization, institution, person, belief system, etc. if that bond–as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, –is only as strong as your last dissenting act, it may be time […]

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
193 Ratings

193 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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