Monday, July 01, 2013

The 100 most followed psychologists and neuroscientists on Twitter [feedly]

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The 100 most followed psychologists and neuroscientists on Twitter
Here are the 100 most followed psychologists and neuroscientists on Twitter based on follower counts recorded over the last few weeks. If we've missed anyone who should be here, please let us know via comments and we'll add them in. This is an update to our September 2011 post "Psychologists who Tweet". Check the comments to that earlier post for even more psychologists on Twitter than we were able to include here.

Richard Wiseman. Parapsychologist. Followers: 121261
Laura Kauffman. Child psychologist. Followers: 106623
Steven Pinker. Psycholinguist, evolutionary psychologist, author. Followers: 74775
George Huba. Psychologist. Followers: 53644
Leah Klungness. Author and psychologist. Followers: 53063
Dolors Reig. Social psychologist (tweets in Spanish). Followers: 51383
Dan Ariely. Behavioural Economist, author. Followers: 49533
Jonah Lehrer. Writer, blogger. Followers: 46259
Marsha Lucas. Neuropsychologist. Followers: 31273
BPS Research Digest. The BPS Research Digest! Followers: 30007
Melanie Greenberg. Clinical health psychologist. Followers: 28104
Aleks Krotoski. Psychologist, tech journalist. Followers: 22583
Neuroskeptic. Blogger and neuroscientist. Followers: 19851
Jo Hemmings. Celebrity psychologist. Followers: 19548
Vaughan Bell. Clinical neuropsychologist, blogger. Followers: 17992
Melissa McCreery. Clinical Psychologist. Followers: 17289
Richard Thaler. Behavioural economist. Followers: 16709.
Jeremy Dean. Blogger. Followers: 16404
Mo Costandi. Writer, blogger. Followers: 15689
David Eagleman. Neuroscientist, author. Followers: 15509
David Ballard. Psychologist, Head of APA marketing. Followers: 14479
The Psychologist magazine. Followers: 14176
BPS Official. Followers 14169
Anthony Risser. Neuropsychologist, blogger. Followers: 13245
Daniel Levitin. Psychologist, author. Followers: 12985
Honey Langcaster-James. Psychologist and coach. Followers: 11291
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. Cognitive neuroscientist. Followers: 10373
Ciaran O'Keeffe. Parapsychologist. Followers: 10251
Dorothy Bishop. Developmental neuropsychologist. Followers: 9976
Petra Boynton. Psychologist, sex educator. Followers: 9895
Jay Watts. Clinical psychologist, Lacanian. Followers: 8719
David Webb. Psychology tutor, blogger. Followers: 7851
Uta Frith. Developmental neuropsychologist, autism expert. Followers: 7774
Simon Baron-Cohen. Developmental psychologist. Followers: 7383
Graham Jones. Internet (cyber) psychologist. Followers: 7255
Christian Jarrett. Psychologist and writer/editor. Followers: 7135
Margarita Holmes. Psychologist and sex therapist. Followers: 7053
Cary Cooper. Occupational psychologist. Followers: 6876
Bruce Hood. Cognitive scientist. Followers: 6814
Susan Weinschenk. Psychologist and author. Followers: 6561
Todd Finnerty. Psychologist. Followers: 5783
Bradley Voytek. Neuroscientist and self-professed geek. Followers: 5775
Miriam Law-Smith. Clinical evolutionary psychologist. Followers: 5700
Claudia Hammond. Radio presenter. Followers: 5661
John Grohol. Founder of Psychcentral. Followers: 5612
Jason Goldman. Grad student, blogger. Followers: 5382
G. Tendayi Viki. Social psychologist. Followers: 5224
Sophie Scott. Neuroscientist. Followers: 4954
Neuro Bonkers. Blogger. Followers: 4944
Jon Sutton. Editor of The Psychologist. Followers: 4448
Marco Iacoboni. Neuroscientist, mirror neuron expert. Followers: 4396
Jesse Bering. Psychologist, blogger. Followers: 4154
Rita Handrich. Psychologist, editor. Followers: 4152
Sandeep Gautam. Blogger. Followers: 4022
Steven Brownlow. Clinical and forensic psychologist. Followers: 3979
Joseph LeDoux. Neuroscientist, rocker. Followers: 3911
The Neurocritic. Blogger. Followers: 3894
Chris French. Anomalistic psychologist. Followers: 3818
Lyle Becourtney. Specialist in anger management. Followers: 3739
Mark Changizi. Cognitive psychologist, author. Followers: 3610
Charles Fernyhough. Developmental psychologist, author. Followers: 2545
Pam Dodd. Organisational psychologist. Followers: 3321
Maria Panagiotidi. Grad student. Followers: 3263
John Cacioppo. Psychologist, social neuroscientist. Followers: 3133
Daniel Simons. Cognitive psychologist, author. Followers: 3285
Scott Kaufman. Cognitive psychologist. Followers: 3190
Rory O'Connor. Health psychologist, suicide researcher. Followers: 3162
Brian MacDonald. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 3015
Wendy Cousins. Psychologist and skeptic. Followers: 2881
Chris Atherton. Cognitive psychologist. Followers: 2718
Rebecca Symes. Sports psychologist. Followers: 2559
Andrew and Sabrina. Psychological scientists. Followers: 2540
BPS Occupational Digest. The BPS Occupational Digest. Followers: 2497
Atle Dyregrov. Psychologist, expert in crisis psychology. Followers: 2381
Ana Loback. Psychologist. Followers: 2348
Fretes Torruella. Educational psychologist (tweets in Spanish and English). Followers: 2301
Tom Stafford. Psychologist, author. Followers: 2298
Jon Simons. Cognitive scientist. Followers: 2151
Jon Brock. Autism blogger, wannabe neuroscientist. Followers: 2125
Tom Hartley. Neuroscientist. Followers: 2030
Rolfe Lindgren. Psychologist, personality expert. Followers: 1860
Wray Herbert. Writer for APS, author. Followers: 1859
Rob Archer. Organisational psychologist. Followers: 1781
Michelle Dawson. Autistic researcher. Followers: 1666
Alex Linley. Positive psychologist. Followers: 1611
Manon Eileen. Clinical psychologist and criminologist. Followers: 1595
Michael Hogan. Psychologist and neuroscientist. Followers: 1570
Karen Pine. Psychologist, author. Followers: 1546
Monica Whitty. Cyberpsychologist. Followers: 1543
Ioannis Nikolaou. Organisational psychologist (tweets in Greek and English). Followers: 1534
David Matsumoto. Psychologist and judoka. Followers: 1527
Victoria Galbraith. Counselling psychologist. Followers: 1482
Dave Brodbeck. Comparative cognition and evolutionary psychologist. Followers: 1474
Christine Allen. Clinical psychologist and executive coach. Followers: 1470
Daryl O'Connor. Health psychologist. Followers: 1470
Peter Kinderman. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 1464
Jonathan Firth. Psychology teacher and author. Followers: 1393
Voula Grand. Psychologist and writer. Followers: 1355
Jenna Condie. Environmental psychologist. Followers: 1320
Ciaran Mc Mahon. Psychologist. Followers: 1304

If we've missed any psychologists or neuroscientists who should be in the top 100 please let us know via comments and we'll add them in.

--Thanks to Emma Smith for compiling the update. 

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