Twitter allows psychologists, counsellors, neuroscientists, etc to share their research and engage to people who share their interests. Here are the 10 most followed people on this field on Twitter:
1. Andrew Mendonsa
About him: Andrew is a clinical psychologist. He describes himself as “concierge psychologist to help you achieve growth and happiness.”
What he tweets: He mostly tweets about research and issues in clinical psychology and you can also read some business-related tweets on his feed. You can join his 378, 055 followers by following him @
2. Richard Wiseman
About him: Richard Wiseman is a psychologist, author and magician. He is a Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and he has been described by the Scientific American as “the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today”.
What he tweets: Much of his tweets @RichardWiseman is about magic. funny stuff and public engagement on science. He has 140, 965 followers.
3. Ciarán O’Keeffe
About him: Ciarán was awarded a Doctorate entitled ‘Assessing the content of advice given by practitioners claiming paranormal ability,’ (focusing on psychics and mediums) at the University of Hertfordshire. The PhD was supervised by Professor Richard Wiseman and Professor Julia Buckroyd.
What he tweets: If you love ghosts and the paranormal, you have to follow @ciaranokeefe,
4. Jo Hemmings
About her: Jo Hemmings is a behavioural psychologist, specialising in the media and celebrity analysis as well as a dating and relationship coach and TV and radio personality. She was voted Dating Expert of the Year at the inaugural UK Dating Awards in 2014.
What she tweets: Her feed @TVpsychologist is a fun selection of psychological news, opinion and chat. With degrees from the University of Warwick and the University of London, Jo is the UK’s best known and respected celebrity psychologist and was the UK’s first dating coach.
5. Jeremy Dean
About him: Jeremy Dean launched PsyBlog in 2004, and it has since gone on to attain more than one million hits a month. It has also been recognised by high-profile media outlets such as the BBC, the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, and The New York Times, among others.
What he tweets: He (@PsyBlog) his 25, 906 followers with his PsyBlog articles current findings in psychology. He tries to dig up fascinating studies that tell us something about what it means to be human.
You can see the second part of this list here.
Dennis Relojo earned his MSc Research Methods in Psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. Before he moved to the UK, Dennis was a psychology lecturer in the Philippines. At present, he is a Learning Support Coach at South Essex College. You can engage with him on Twitter @DennisRelojo.