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The Psychology of Happiness

Many people chase after goals that seem to them important and promising—getting into the right college, getting the dream job, moving to a big house. But what do you really need to be happy? To have a sense of fulfillment and joy? And why is it important? Listen back to KUT’s Views and Brews recorded…

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Diversifying Your Interests (Two Guys on Your Head Live)

KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why it’s so important to diversify your interests. What is unhealthy about a one track mind? And why is it important to step outside our brain’s comfort zone?

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Risk & Reinvention (Two Guys on Your Head Live)

Listen back to a Views and Brews discussion, recorded live at The Cactus Cafe in Austin, Texas, about “The Psychology of Risk and Reinvention” with Two Guys on Your Head. Join KUT’s Rebecca Mcinroy along with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke to explore when and why we take risks, and what goes into…

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V&B – Two Guys on Your Head Live: The Psychology of Uncertainty

In this live taping of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy for “The Psychology of Uncertainty”. How can we make sense of tragedy, and how can we prepare ourselves emotionally and psychologically for the unpredictable? Recorded at the Cactus Cafe Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.

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V&B – Two Guys On Your Head Live: Randomness (or “What If Everything Doesn’t Happen For A Reason?”)

Join Rebecca McInroy along with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke as they talk about how we make sense of randomness in our lives, why we have a hard time processing statistics, and why our brains like to connect the dots.

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Two Guys on Your Head Live: Are We Conscious Automata?

Teaming up with the Elisabet Ney Museum, KUT & Views & Brew‘s Rebecca McInroy and Dr. Art Markman & Dr. Bob Duke of Two Guys On Your Head consider the eternal question posed by Ney’s husband in 1890 “Are We Conscious Automata?”  What can psychology teach us about notions of determinism vs. free will? Is there such…

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Imagination and Change

Have you ever been in a situation that you just can’t see your way out of? Have you ever been stuck on a path you did not want to follow? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how we can practice gaining experiences that…

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V&B – Choice

In this special live Views & Brews edition of Two Guys On Your Head, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke in a discussion about the psychology of choice and decision making.

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How To Deal With Difficult People

We discuss some healthy, productive strategies that can help us best deal with the jerks in our life in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke.

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Mental Illness From Outside

A talk about why it can be so hard to live with mental illness, as a sufferer and as a caregiver with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke.

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The Persistence of False Beliefs

Our world these days is heavily laden with a constant flow of information moving through our minds.  It’s unavoidable.  How do we determine what of that steady information stream we will choose to believe?  Once we’ve made that choice, what if we later find out that the information was false?  How do we shed false…

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What’s The Difference Between Shame and Guilt?

When we feel guilt and shame after we’ve done something we know is wrong our heart may pound and we may feel sad, we might want to cry. Physiologically our response to both shame and guilt is the same, but cognitively the way we interpret these two emotions has consequences we may not realize. In…

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How to Navigate Road Rage

Oh, the woes of modern life in a metropolitan city center. What’s going on in our brains when we encounter that familiar feeling of intense frustration while driving in traffic that we comically refer to as ROAD RAGE? The Two Guys on Your Head will break it down in this week’s episode of the show.

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