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Psychology Website Names 30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new article on features the most outstanding psychologists

in the social media stratosphere of Twitter. In the article, "30 Most

Prominent Psychologists on Twitter," author Alice Lipscombe-Southwell

counts the number of followers to arrange the tweeting psychologists

in order of rank. The new article represents an addition to the Best

Psychology Degrees web guide, which is a free source of information

about psychology degree programs and career preparation.

The career possibilities for psychologists are diverse, and mental

health professionals often use Twitter and other social media as a way

to connect with more people in need. The blogs of psychologists can

provide hope and inspiration for millions of people. According to the

article on, the most popular psychologist is

Dr. Phil McGraw with 1,270,000 Twitter followers.

"Leading psychologists are interesting enough individuals in their own

right, yet social media platforms such as Twitter have offered us

access to their insights and reading habits like never before," said

Lipscombe-Southwell. "Most people's tweets may be a dime a dozen, but

there's a reason these psychologists are among the most followed in

their field -- and that's what we wanted to explore by creating this


Below are the 30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter as ranked on

1. Phil McGraw - "Doctor Phil"

2. Andrew Mendonsa - Noted California psychologist

3. Richard Wiseman - Psychology professor, University of

Hertfordshire, England

4. Jeffrey Guterman - Associate professor, Miami-Dadeis Barry


5. Steven Pinker - Psychology professor, Harvard University

6. Laura Compian Kauffman - Highly-regarded child psychologist

7. Keely Kolmes - Founder and president of San Francisco's Bay Area

Open Minds

8. Dan Ariely - Psychology Professor, Duke University

9. Leah Klungness - Author and family psychologist

10. Dolors Reig - Social psychologist and consultant

11. Travis Langley - Psychology Professor, Henderson State University

12. Melanie Greenberg - Psychology Today writer and clinical


13. Miguel Angel Escotet - College of Education Dean, University of

Texas at Brownsville

14. Marsha Lucas - Private counseling practice

15. Anthony Risser - Educational writer

16. Aleks Krotoski - Celebrity psychologist and self-described science


17. Jo Hemmings - Celebrity behavioral expert

18. Jeremy Dean - High-profile psychology blogger

19. Kelly McGonigal - Lecturer, Stanford University

20. David Ballard - Chair, Center for Organizational Excellence,

American Psychological Association

21. Melissa McCreery - Author and prominent psychologist

22. Daniel Levitin - New York Times bestselling author

23. Amy Cuddy - Associate professor, Harvard Business School

24. Sherry Turkle - Professor of the Social Studies of Science and

Technology, MIT

25. Heidi Grant Halvorson - Associate professor, Columbia Business


26. Craig Malkin - Consultant, Harvard Medical School

27. Mollie Marti - Popular author and business coach

28. Robert Cialdini - Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing,

Arizona State University

29. Ciar n OíKeeffe - Senior lecturer, Bucks New University, England

30. Paul Ekman - Identified by the American Psychological Association

as one of the most significant psychologists of the 20th century

About: is a free web resource with dozens of

articles and recommendations for prospective psychology students. Best

Psychology Degrees contains up-to-date information about top

psychology degree programs and diverse career choices for graduates.


Pam Melika 931-463-3784 Email

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