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

Two Guys on Your Head

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Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain how our brain works.

Most Recent Episodes

Memory, Trauma, and PTSD (Rebroadcast)

We may underestimate the role that our emotions of an event play in our memory of that event. But it turns out there are ways to manipulate those memories and separate the emotion out; even from Flashbulb memories. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why looking at how traumatic memories are formed has led to new treatments for PTSD that are not chemical-based.

Reasoning From The Desired Conclusion

When we go about joint problem solving it's important to agree on what problem we're solving for and then go about working toward a solution. However, many times this doesn't happen. In today's episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about how the psychology of reasoning from the desired conclusion is frustrating when we want things to change.

Virtual Grieving

When we lose someone close to us we go through a very significant and public grieving process. When we hear of horrific tragedies our bodies and brains want to grieve for those losses as well, but we don't have the same social community to grieve with. In today's episode of Two Guys on Your Head, with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, we learn about the process of virtual grieving and why it's so important to maintain mental health.

Guns (Rebroadcast)

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.

Power, Negotiation, and Ourselves (Rebroadcast)

Framing negotiations in terms of winning and losing w can set us up for disappointment, not only when it comes to how we negotiate with others but also how we negotiate with ourselves. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke off some other options that might help us win no matter what.

Hobbies Part II

The COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst for what has been termed the Great Resignation, which may allow people more time to consider taking up a new hobby. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke continue their discussion of the psychology of hobbies

Hobbies Part I

The COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst for what has been termed the Great Resignation, which may allow people more time to consider taking up a new hobby. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke take a look at the psychology of hobbies.

Math, Music, and The Brain

There are some things that just feel like they're true. For example, the idea that people who are gifted musicians are also good at learning math, or vice versa. However, there isn't any data that suggests that there are any links in the brain between these proclivities. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, we underestimate the role emotions play in what we believe to be true.

Protect Your Boredom

It seems that people today carry with them the constant mantra, "I'm so busy." And as it can be tough to juggle work, kids, and life in general, a lot of that feeling of being overwhelmed may be our own fault. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markaman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the value of boredom, and how to get the most out of your downtime to feel more in control and less stressed. Previous Post:« Football and Brain Injury Next Post:

Wordle

Wordle is not just an incredibly fun and addictive game, as Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke point out in this week's Two Guys on Your Head, it can teach us a lot about the psychology of how we learn.