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

Why We Laugh

Laughter may be the best medician, but do we really understand why? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore the psychology of laughter.

How To Say "No" And Why It's Important

We've done shows on the importance of being open to new opportunities; in short, saying yes. And while saying yes is very important, we might be too prone to saying yes to things when we should be saying no. Why is hard to say no? Why don't we take into account the opportunity cost when we're considering our options? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how to practice saying no, and why it matters.

How To Disconnect

It's summertime, and for some, that means it's time for a vacation. But how do you get the most out of your time off and truly vacate? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how to disconnect and why it's important.

Innovation and Creativity (Rebroadcast)

We may think creativity is being able to come up with a new idea no one has ever thought about before, but in reality, so many factors go into what it means to be creative and innovative. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, we revisit a 2016 SXSW event where Dr. Art Markman, Dr. Bob Duke. and Rebecca McInroy discuss memory, innovation, creativity, and productivity.

Coaching Pro Tips

A good coach understands individual differences, goals, and needs and helps people not only achieve what they want for themselves but to pursue the potential they have that they may not even see. We wrap up our Two Guys on Your Head series on coaching with a few psychological pro tips from Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke.

Coaching Unlearning

Sometimes as a coach, you need to help people get rid of unfavorable behaviors so they can improve. Yet, as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, it's a lot more complicated, psychologically, than you may think.

Coaching a Team

There are various dimensions to being a good coach. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, it's one thing to coach an individual, but coaching a team is a whole other ballgame.

Coaching

It's very popular to enlist coaches these days, and as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, there are a lot of psychological reasons why this is a very good thing.

The Influencer

It turns out that although we may think we decide our preferences based on what we like or dislike, many times we are influenced by factors outside of our conscious awareness. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss the psychology of influence.

Memory, Imagination, and Happiness

When it comes to imagination and happiness, it turns out there's a lot going on. If you think, as William Arthur Ward said, "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it," you might be in for a surprise when it comes to well-being. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why it's important to manage our exceptions and goals and enjoy the moments in the process of becoming, in order to live happier lives.