Blokeology

/bləʊkˈɒlədʒi/

noun

1. Warm, inclusive, healthy skepticism for an evidence-based life

2. Podcast

Alternatives to Amazon for book links

Alternatives to Amazon for book links

Many of the topics I write about come from the books I have read. Some of the subjects relate to academic papers and reports but I do love to read and there are some fantastic non-fiction books out there. Since the Blokeology website was created I've always used...

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Blokeology: an update

Blokeology: an update

Blokeology is all about an evidence-based approach to life and health. And the skepticism is a ‘healthy’ one – I hope it is a warm and inclusive skepticism rather than a combative and polarising influence. Blokeology is my effort to explore, in my own little corner of the internet, how to live a decent, healthy life that doesn’t screw over too many other people and fits with the evidence.

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Part Two: Happy Facebook Deletion Day!

Part Two: Happy Facebook Deletion Day!

Let’s make leaving Facebook a positive event. It’s too easy to linger on the negativity of Facebook: the 1.5 million videos swiftly uploaded of a terrorist attack; the privacy invasions and selling of our personal details; or the deleterious effect on our mental...

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How can I avoid blisters when running?

I love this academic paper. It’s a great example of a topic that you might not even think to apply evidence. It's an important one though: how can you avoid blisters when running? Worthing RM, Percy RL, Joslin JD. Prevention of Friction Blisters in Outdoor Pursuits -...

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The blokeology of colour blind cricketers

Ever wondered why you are rubbish at cricket? Perhaps you are are colour blind. With 8% of the male population known to be colour vision deficient in some way, seeing a red ball against a green background isn’t always easy. And there is some research to back up your claims that you need to field close when they try to send you down to cow corner.

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Latest Blokeology Podcast Episodes

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Episode 058: Three books | A skeptic’s toolkit

‘Three Books’ for a skeptic’s toolkit to tackle the evidence with confidence.

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Episode 056: Picking out the bones with anatomist Professor Adam Taylor

We explore modern anatomy and public understanding. Do you know your olecranon from your external sphincter?

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You can play them straight from the page using the player. Dive in. If you enjoyed them then please do share with friends, family, colleagues, patients.

You can visit the archive for all the episodes with full shownotes.° 

About me

My name is Euan Lawson and I am a British doctor. I don’t do hokum but I can offer some inspiration, some motivation, and a solid dose of evidence-based insight.

Check out more random facts at this page.° 

I co-wrote a book!

Available at all the usual spots in a multitude of formats including audiobook… 

Check out Joanna’s page for all the details° with the contents, testimonials and all the links.

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