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

The Open Floor Plan

Creating open floor plans for workspaces may be less expensive, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, psychologically, we're paying a high price. The post The Open Floor Plan appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

Performance and Privilege

Performing social norms has benefits, however, when you have to perform all the time just to fit in, it can be stressful and exhausting. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about performance and privilege. The post Performance and Privilege appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

Performance and Gestures

Many of us go through life blissfully unaware of how and why we are performing, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, those performances, specifically gesturing, help us communicate in ways we are only now beginning to understand. Check out the study Art refers to by Bob Krauss. The post Performance and Gestures appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

Framing Discourse (Rebroadcast)

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in a debate, even with ourselves, that it doesn't occur to us to change the frame of the conversation. As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, it's important to find new ways to talk and think about things. The post Framing Discourse (Rebroadcast) appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

Wandering

It's sometimes difficult to justify doing an activity that isn't related to work or achieving a specific goal, but as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, letting your mind wander and thinking of things other than your immediate task can be beneficial for your brain and your pursuits. The post Wandering appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

Cause and Effect

It can be difficult to understand how to navigate behavior when there is no direct cause and effect between what you're doing and the impact you want to have. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about why it's important to take daily actions toward long-term goals. The post Cause and Effect appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

Time, Attention, and How To Get Things Done

Time is important, especially when it comes to the brain. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about how our brains process and understand time and how we can reorient our goals within tasks to stay motivated and get more done. The post Time, Attention, and How To Get Things Done appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

Transparency

There's a lot going on below the surface when it comes to what we reveal and conceal. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about a few perplexing dimensions of the psychology of transparency. The post Transparency appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

Abstinence vs. Moderation

Some of our behaviors tend to get in the way of goals we would like to achieve or even the lives we want to live, but changing our behavior can be more complicated than we think. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, talk about the psychology of abstinence vs. moderation. The post Abstinence vs. Moderation appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.

How To Crush Writer's Block

In April, we celebrate National Poetry Month, and in honor of this beautiful commemoration, we wanted to revisit our show on writer's block! That phrase might induce panic and a recollection of a familiar experience. It's a widespread phenomenon. So what is it? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain the ins and outs of how and why we sometimes get stuck – and what we can do to help ourselves in those difficult situations. The post How To Crush Writer's Block appeared first on KUT & KUTX Studios — Podcasts.