Following the list of five psychology-related accounts to follow on Twitter, here’s the second part of the list of well-regarded psychologists, counsellors, academics, etc. with an active Twitter presence.
6. Vaughan Bell
About him: Vaughan Bell is a neuroscience and clinical psychologist based in London. Part of his time is spent in the NHS, working in clinical services. The rest of my time is spent in academia where he conducts scientific research and teach.
What he tweets: His feed contains tweets about understanding and treating brain injury, mental distress and psychological impairment. You can join his 35, 500 followers by following him @vaughanbell.
7. Jeremy Dean
About him: Jeremy Dean is the founder and author of the popular website ‘PsyBlog’. Dean’s first degree was in law and then eventually began studying psychology. He has now three higher degrees in psychology, his latest being a doctorate from the University College London.
What he tweets: Dean (@) mostly tweets about psychological studies that are relevant to everyday life. Topics have included how memory works, self-control, methods for boosting creativity and the psychology of work. He has over 25, 000 followers.
8. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
About her: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at UCL. She is Deputy Director of the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and leader of the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Group. Her group’s research focuses on the development of social cognition and decision making in the typically developing adolescent brain.
What she tweets: She mostly tweets about public engagement with science activities and on the links between neuroscience and education. You can follow Sarah-Jayne @sjblakemore. She has around 22,200 followers.
9. Aleks Krotoski
About her: Aleks is an Emmy, BAFTA and Radio Academy Award-winning academic and journalist who writes about and studies psychology and technology. She is one of the leading national broadcasters and podcasters of her generation.
What she tweets: Her Twitter bio reads: “Raising $¥€£ for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Society in memory of Dad (01/01/16) and to support Mum: http://gofundme.com/bloodrunning Please support me. Thank you.” She has around 22, 000 followers, who get to read her interesting tweets on psychology, technology and social media.
10. Jay Watts
About her: Watts is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She spends one day a week on research and writing as Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, and teach on Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Psychoanalytic trainings.
What she tweets: She (@Shrink_at_Large) provides her 10, 400 followers with weekly updates on oddities related to the psyche, and brain-expanding events in London.
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.