Two Guys On Your Head

Series produced by KUT

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"Two Guys on Your Head" is a short feature, produced at KUT Radio, that explores topics associated with the brain. UT Professors Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke spend a lot of time thinking about why we do what we do and in this series they join KUT host Rebecca McInroy to answer questions like "How is the adolescent brain wired ?" "How does advertising work?" and "What impact does sleep, or lack thereof, have on our brains?"

We would love to know what you think of the show, you can email us at twoguys@kut.org with comments, questions for the doctors, ideas, or just about anything.

Find videos with Art and Bob on the KUT Youtube channel! http://www.youtube.com/user/kutaustintx

Executive Producer and Host -Rebecca McInroy
Web Intern-Lena Blietz
Assistant Editors-David Alvarez and Mike Lee


Additional Files

42 Pieces

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Can you remember what it was like for you to learn your native language? Probably not, but why is that? As humans, we begin learning to speak our...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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What’s so funny? In this week’s show, the Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, analyze laughter until it cracks you up. Why i...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Jean Piaget was born in 1896 in Switzerland, and he died in 1980. His background was in biology and he became especially fascinated with studying ...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Everybody knows somebody who's familiar with the online dating service experience. It's a fairly common way for people to meet and become romantica...

  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Living with a mental illness is difficult – not only for the sufferer, but for caregivers, friends and family. In this edition of Two Guys on Your...

  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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What happens when we feel guilt and shame? Our hearts may pound, we may feel sad, we might even want to cry. Physiologically our response to both s...

  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Our world these days is laden with a constant flow of information. It’s unavoidable. But how do we determine what information to believe? Once we...

  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Horrible music, incredible wait times and an inscrutable labyrinth of phone prompts: We've all experienced the frustrations of being on hold. Even ...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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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 frustra...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Does size matter… when it comes to meetings? Well, actually, yes it does. It’s not a myth. Contrary to popular belief, when it comes to meetings...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Ever have those moments when you just can’t find the right words to express your thoughts? They happen. Articulation isn’t always easy. Sometimes,...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Human beings are a social species. Part of our natural programming, which has evolved as we’ve evolved with the rest of the planet into our current...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Writer’s block! That phrase might induce panic and a recollection of a familiar experience. It’s a very common phenomenon. So, what is it? When...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:19
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“Hey, you’re smart!” That feels good to hear, doesn’t it? Praise always feels good to hear, but not all praise motivates us to try new things, ch...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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A traumatic event in life is like a scratch on a record. Every time the record player, or your mind, runs over the scratch, it skips. This skippi...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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When it comes to the Myers-Briggs personality type test, are you an introvert or an extrovert? Do you focus on sensing, or do you use your intuitio...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Are you an auditory learner or a visual learner? If you answered "yes" you would be right. We use all our senses to learn and process information....

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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As human beings, we are, in fact, creatures. Like any other living organism, energy conservation is of highest priority to our vibrant being, whet...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain the relationship between money, security, opportunity, memory, an...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Why is it hard to have just one of those delicious slices of pound cake over the holidays? Well, it turns out it has less to do with the creamy but...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA


  • Added: Jan 03, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1