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Each week on Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, explore different aspects of human behavior and the brain.

Home Is Where Your Heart Is: Why Losing a Home Is So Devastating

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A view of the damage the 2011 Bastrop wildfire.

When we suffer the loss of a home, we may ask why the trauma is so deep. Why are we so devastated by the loss of things? A listener asked us this very question on Facebook after she lost her home in the Bastrop County fires of 2011.

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of home, and how losing a home affects many aspects of our being.

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