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10 Psychology Accounts to Follow on Twitter (Part 1)

Dennis Relojo

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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 @DrMendonsa916

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, who features plenty of both on his feed. His 19, 267 followers are in for a treat on parapsychology, investigative psychology and the social psychology of music.

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) updates 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 is the founder of Psychreg and is also the Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. Aside from PJP, he sits on the editorial boards of peer-reviewed journals, and is a Commissioning Editor for the International Society of Critical Health Psychology. A Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society, Dennis holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. His research interest lies in the intersection of psychology and blogging. You can connect with him through Twitter @DennisRelojo and his website.