Two Guys on Your Head

Two Guys on Your Head

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Omission Bias

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about omission bias.

Plagiarism

"Thou shalt not steal" might be an old concept, but when it comes to ideas we're still in the infant stages of understanding how theft works. So we might ask, "why does it matter if someone plagiarizes someone else? It's not like I took an object from someone else." It turns out, it's a big...

Hope and Motivation

Does hope actually motivate us to change? A listener sent in this question and we thought we would explore the answer. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how effective hope is when we want change.

Procrastination (Rebroadcast)

Procrastination is the all-too-familiar foe of productivity, but why do some wait until the last minute to even get a project started? In this episode of "Two Guys on Your Head" Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore the psychology behind procrastination, and how we can overcome factors that might be keeping us from...

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss happens to everyone who's lucky enough to age. But it's not like just any other age related illness, mainly because you and others around you, might not know it's happening. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about what makes hearing loss so...

Emotional Contagion

Have you ever wondered why when you are around happy people, you feel happier, and when you're around sad people you feel a little sadder? Emotions can be contagious, just like the flu. However, recent studies show that the way we emit and convey emotion is more complex than we might think. In this edition...

Guns

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology behind both sides of America's ongoing debate about firearms and gun control.

Feeling Age

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of feeling age.

Speed Reading

Speed reading! "Now this sounds like a fantastic skill," you might say to yourself. "Where can I learn how to do this?" Well that's a little tricky, because the psychological research on reading and comprehension, so far concludes that it's just not possible. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman...

Why We Make Rules

We might take rules for granted. For example, we all know that 55mph means 62mph, and that crosswalks are for leisure time–just kidding. But, seriously, do we ever wonder why we make rules in the first place? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about...

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