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 • 222 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.

    A Case For Curiosity Part II

    A Case For Curiosity Part II

    Have you ever wondered about something but didn’t ask about it because you thought it was something you should already know about? You may have worried someone might think less of you for not knowing. It turns out that that happens more often than we’d like to admit mainly because of subtle judgments we may […]

    • 8 min
    A Case For Curiosity Part I

    A Case For Curiosity Part I

    Being a curious person and finding out about things that interest us is a wonderful element of what it means to be human. In the first part of our look at the psychology of curiosity with Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why we should be open to curiosity, and […]

    • 8 min
    Risk Assessment

    Risk Assessment

    How we understand, assess, and determine what risks we are willing to take can change depending on many variables, but what we might not consider is that much of this is happening below our conscious awareness. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke conclude their series on risk by looking […]

    Desire and Risk

    Desire and Risk

    How we understand, assess, and determine what risks we are willing to take can change depending on a variety of variables, but what we might not consider is that much of this is happening below our conscious awareness. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss the influence desire has […]

    The Psychology of Risk

    The Psychology of Risk

    How we understand, assess, and determine what risks we are willing to take can change depending on a variety of variables, but what we might not consider is that much of this is happening below our conscious awareness. With this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke begin our series on the […]

    • 8 min
    Tipping

    Tipping

    According to the According to the Pew Research Center, 72% of Americans say tipping is expected in more places today than it was five years ago. It seems everywhere you make a transaction the swiveling iPad is urging you to choose a percentage to tip before you sign. This cultural shift This cultural shift in […]

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
222 Ratings

222 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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