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Metrics

Data is great, but it can't tell you everything you need to know. So why do we love it so much? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the upsides and the downsides of metrics.

Live Views & Brews: Randomness (or "What If Everything Doesn't Happen For A Reason?")

Join KUT's Rebecca McInroy along with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke as they talk about how we make sense of randomness in our lives, why we have a hard time processing statistics, and why our brains like to connect the dots.

Live Views & Brews: Randomness (or "What If Everything Doesn't Happen For A Reason?")

Post-Project Depression

Many soon-to-be graduates might be asking themselves, "what do I do now?" On this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how to deal with the lows that come after you complete a major goal.

Suppressing Anger

There are a lot of metaphors that give us a picture of what anger is and how it affects our health. We may "bottle things up," which causes us to get "hot" and need to "blow off steam." However accurate they may feel to us at the time, they mask healthy ways to deal with...

Hate

What is the point of hate? It feels bad, it causes all kinds of problems, and it destroys relationships. So why did hate persist as we evolved? In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of hate.

Being Late

Have you ever wondered why some people are always punctual, even early, and other are perpetually late? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about some of the psychology behind synchronizing our cultural and personal "clocks", and how to put yourself in a less anxious...

Picture Taking

You might think that cell phones make everything worse. We can't remember phone numbers anymore, we are addicted to checking texts and emails, and we end up taking thousands of crappy pictures each month. What good can ever come of this? As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss in this episode of Two...

Live Views & Brews Taping: Are We Conscious Automata?

Teaming up with the Elisabet Ney Museum, KUT & Views & Brew's Rebecca McInroy and Dr. Art Markman & Dr. Bob Duke of Two Guys On Your Head consider the eternal question posed by Ney's husband in 1890 "Are We Conscious Automata?" What can psychology teach us about notions of determinism vs. free will? Is there such...

Breathing

When we think of all the things we're sold to reduce stress in our lives, the one that will actually work is free-breathing. So why don't we utilize our ability to change our physiology through slowing down and taking deep breaths more often? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman...

Starstruck

Have you ever caught sight of a celebrity or someone you consider to be a "star" and, even though you are a completely intelligent, interesting, and charismatic person, you turn to mush when you say hello to them? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk...

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