300 episodes

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.

Two Guys on Your Head KUT & KUTX Studios

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 225 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.

    Balanced Pragmatism

    Balanced Pragmatism

    We live in an era of deep division, and it’s hard for people with opposing views to even talk to each other. So, how can we begin to move toward compromise and collaboration? In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss the idea of “balanced pragmatism” as a possible way forward. […]

    • 8 min
    Work and Happiness

    Work and Happiness

    Happiness is important when it comes to our working conditions, but it’s not the only factor to consider. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, a good balance of promoting happiness, creativity, and efficiency can be difficult but rewarding.

    • 8 min
    Benefits of The Open Floor Plan

    Benefits of The Open Floor Plan

    When you work in an open floor plan it’s hard to concentrate as you’re easily distracted, and you feel like a pest, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, they do have an interesting upside.

    • 8 min
    The Open Floor Plan

    The Open Floor Plan

    Creating open floor plans for workspaces may be less expensive, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, psychologically, we’re paying a high price.

    • 8 min
    Performance and Privilege

    Performance and Privilege

    Performing social norms has benefits, however, when you have to perform all the time just to fit in, it can be stressful and exhausting. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about performance and privilege.

    • 8 min
    Performance and Gestures

    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 […]

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
225 Ratings

225 Ratings

Dr Jennie Byrne ,

Great translation of brain science to practical ideas

I particularly enjoyed the episode on Moral Injury - as a healthcare leader I sometimes struggle to explain this concept to others outside of healthcare.

Thank you for being a great translator of brain and behavior science!

—Dr Jennie Byrne, MD, PhD

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Love this podcast y’all! Keep em coming! 🤘🏼hookem!

formerly of good hearing ,

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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