Two Guys on Your Head

Two Guys on Your Head

From KUT 90.5

Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain how our brain works.More from Two Guys on Your Head »

Most Recent Episodes

Coincidence (Rebroadcast)

Have you ever thought of a friend you haven't seen in a long time only to run into them the same day? Have you ever thought of a historical figure and had that same person be a clue in the New York Times crossword puzzle? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art...

Enculturation

What one person might term enculturation another might term brainwashing, but no matter what you call it, in psychology it's pretty much the same thing. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of enculturation.

Fake News

Whether or not you're shocked by the plethora of fake news, you might be surprised to learn that such information–fake or not–does have unexpected effects on the way you see the world. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss the psychology of fake news.

Choice (Rebroadcast)

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the illusions that we have around the choices we make — number one being that we have actual choices to make.

Personalities, Gender and Openness to Experience

You might think that whether or not you say yes or no to something is based on logic or reason, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke continue to talk about in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, there are more psychological reasons for your answer than you might think. Things...

Saying "Yes"

You might think that whether or not you say yes or no to something is based on logic or reason, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, there are more psychological reasons for our answer than we might think.

Memorization

There are so many fascinating aspects of what we remember and what we forget, but one we rarely ask is what is the point of memorization. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why it's important to store poems, math facts and more in...

The Generation Effect

We might think that when we hear or read something we learn it, but that assumption would be incorrect. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke point out in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head we have to work to produce ideas in order to really understand them.

Curiosity

When we are born we know very little about the world and need to learn in order to survive, hence the propensity for curiosity. However some people are just more curious than others, so why is this? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about...

Thinking Vs. Doing

When we are ready to get something done we're in "doing" mode, and when we are contemplating what we want to do we are in "thinking" mode. This seems easy enough to understand. So why do we rush into making decisions that don't turn out to be so great? Or why do we sit on...

Back To Top