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Thinking Blogger Award and Our Top Five Thinking Blogs

Congratulations are in order, as we seemed to have won a Thinking Blogger Award! The participation rules are simple:

1. If, and only if, you get tagged, write a post with links to 5 blogs that make you think,
2. Link to this post so that people can easily find the exact origin of the meme

Please, remember to tag blogs with real merits, i.e. relative content, and above all — blogs that really get you thinking.

This all started at:

The blog that tagged me is:

This is the link to the entry in which I was tagged:

Thinking Blog Award

And so, without further ado, here are Top 5 Blogs that Make Us Think (in no particular order):

Furious Seasons
The guy behind Furious Seasons suffers from bipolar disorder, but he never lets that define him. Instead, like the best investigative journalist at any metropolitan newspaper, Philip goes out and hunts down the story behind the headlines, digging up dirt and documents that have put many companies to shame. His entries nearly always make us stop and think about what is going on in some companies, and about larger societal mental health issues in general.

GNIF Brain Blogger
Although we don’t always agree with them, the GNIF Brain Blogger community blog always seems to have an interesting perspective on the biopsychosocial model of human behavior and how it all fits together. We have a hard time keeping up with it sometimes, but when we do, we find it a good read and a good think.

Mind Hacks
How can you not appreciate the insightful entries Vaughn posts on a daily basis. Reliably good insights and perspective on studies into the mind and neurology and what it means to you and I. Definitely more philosophically-oriented (dare we say “academic?”) than many other blogs, it is such a reliable good read, I can’t imagine a day without it.

Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry: A Closer Look
CL Psych provides excellent analysis into the clinical psychology/psychiatry study of the week (sometimes more than one a week), often pointing out how naked the emperor really is. We enjoy an academic who knows his statistics and research design and doesn’t hold back in his critique of poorly designed studies that draw ridiculous conclusions that reflect the researcher’s own bias more than the data.

The Neurocritic
He says it best in his tagline, “Deconstructing the most sensationalistic recent findings in Human Brain Imaging, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Psychopharmacology.” Always good for a read and solid “deconstruction.”

Thinking Blogger Award and Our Top Five Thinking Blogs

John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

Dr. John Grohol is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Psych Central. He is an author, researcher, and expert in mental health online, and has been writing about online behavior, mental health and psychology issues since 1995. Dr. Grohol has a Master's degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Grohol sits on the editorial board of the journal Computers in Human Behavior and is a founding board member of the Society for Participatory Medicine. You can learn more about Dr. John Grohol here.

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Grohol, J. (2018). Thinking Blogger Award and Our Top Five Thinking Blogs. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 23, 2019, from
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