Psychologists who Tweet - first major update

We've updated our list of psychologists (plus a few stray neuroscientists, therapists, students and psych-bloggers) who Tweet. Follower counts were correct as of Friday 4 March 2011. Compare with the previous list compiled in November 2010. The Digest editorial team are in purple highlight.

Laura Kauffman. Child psychologist. Followers: 86444
Richard Wiseman
. Parapsychologist. Followers: 68001
George Huba
. Psychologist. Followers: 20628
Aleks Krotoski
. Psychologist, tech journalist. Followers: 16043
Marsha Lucas
. Neuropsychologist. Followers: 14462
Jonah Lehrer
. Writer, blogger. Followers: 11080
Dan Ariely
. Behavioural Economist, author. Followers: 10314
Jo Hemmings
. Celebrity psychologist. Followers: 9735
Steven Pinker
. Psycholinguist, evolutionary psychologist, author. Followers: 8978
David Ballard
. Psychologist, Head of APA marketing. Followers: 6737
Graham Jones
. Internet (cyber) psychologist. Followers: 6603
Christian Jarrett
. That's me, editor of BPS Research Digest! Followers: 5417
Melanie Greenberg
. Clinical health psychologist. Followers: 4723
Petra Boynton
. Psychologist, sex educator. Followers: 4686
Ciarán O'Keeffe
. Parapsychologist. Followers: 4603
Vaughan Bell
. Clinical neuropsychologist, blogger. Followers: 4109
Mo Costandi
. Writer, blogger. Followers: 4072
Jeremy Dean
. Blogger. Followers: 3335
John Grohol
. Founder of Psychcentral. Followers: 3182
Bruce Hood
. Cognitive scientist. Followers: 2602
Rita Handrich
. Psychologist, editor. Followers: 2435
David Eagleman
. Neuroscientist, author. Followers: 2422
Daniel Levitin
. Psychologist, author. Followers: 2419
Brian MacDonald
. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 2371
David Webb
. Psychology tutor, blogger. Followers: 2320
Sandeep Gautam
. Blogger. Followers: 1952
Jay Watts
. Clinical psychologist, Lacanian. Followers: 1567
Maria Panagiotidi
. Grad student. Followers: 1562
Wendy Cousins
. Psychologist and skeptic. Followers: 1473
Anthony Risser
. Neuropsychologist, blogger. Followers: 1416
Chris Atherton
. Cognitive psychologist. Followers: 1315
G. Tendayi Viki
. Social psychologist. Followers: 1267
Ana Loback
. Psychologist. Followers: 1244
Alex Linley
. Positive psychologist. Followers: 1237
Mark Changizi
. Cognitive psychologist, author. Followers: 1221
Jesse Bering
. Psychologist, blogger. Followers: 1214
Rolfe Lindgren
. Psychologist, personality expert. Followers: 1187
Cary Cooper
. Occupational psychologist. Followers: 1093
Jason Goldman85
. Grad student, blogger. Followers: 1082
Joseph LeDoux
. Neuroscientist, rocker. Followers: 1033
Sophie Scott
. Neuroscientist. Followers: 982
Chris French
. Anomalistic psychologist. Followers: 973
Dorothy Bishop
. Developmental neuropsychologist. Followers: 882
The Neurocritic
. Blogger. Followers: 880
Jon Sutton
. Editor of The Psychologist. Followers: 796
Karen Pine
. Psychologist, author. Followers: 783
Uta Frith
. Developmental neuropsychologist, autism expert. Followers: 730
Claudia Hammond
. Radio presenter. Followers: 715
John Cacioppo
. Psychologist, social neuroscientist. Followers: 705
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
. Cognitive neuroscientist. Followers: 691
Mark Batey
. Creativity expert. Followers: 682
Rob Archer
. Organisational psychologist. Followers: 680
Ben Hawkes
. Psychologist, comedian. Followers: 679
Monica Whitty
. Cyberpsychologist. Followers: 663
Charles Fernyhough
. Developmental psychologist, author. Followers: 662
Marco Iacoboni
. Neuroscientist, mirror neuron expert. Followers: 615
James Neill
. Psychology lecturer. Followers: 590
Eran Katz
. Grad student (tweets in Hebrew). Followers: 549
Rory O'Connor
. Health psychologist, suicide researcher. Followers: 526
Tom Stafford
. Psychologist, author. Followers: 494
Christopher H. Ramey
. Psychologist. Followers: 485
Bruce Hutchison
. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 465
Rachel Robinson
. Child psychologist. Followers: 447
Manon Eileen
. Clinical psychologist and criminologist. Followers: 442
Rebecca Symes
. Sports psychologist. Followers: 427
Wray Herbert
. Writer for APS, author. Followers: 417
Hilary Bruffell
. Social psychologist. Followers: 412
Atle Dyregrov
. Psychologist, expert in crisis psychology. Followers: 405
Steven Brownlow
. Clinical and forensic psychologist. Followers: 405
Mike Garth
. Sports psychologist. Followers: 402
Victoria Galbraith
. Counselling psychologist. Followers: 389
Daniel Simons
. Cognitive psychologist, author. Followers: 355
Daryl O’Connor
. Health psychologist. Followers: 352
David Matsumoto
. Psychologist and judoka. Followers: 326
Karen Franklin
. Forensic psychologist. Followers: 299
Patrick Macartney
. Psychologist and sociologist. Followers: 297
Caroline Watt
. Parapsychologist. Followers: 296
Ciarán McMahon
. Psychologist. Followers: 283
Tim Byron
. Music psychologist. Followers: 275
Voula Grand
. Psychologist and writer. Followers: 273
Lorna Quandt
. Grad student. Followers: 267
Bex Hewett
. PhD student in occupational psychology. Followers: 261
Kevin McGrew
. Intelligence expert. Followers: 259
Daniela O'Neill
. Developmental psychologist. Followers: 245
Sean Nethercott
. Psychologist. Followers: 243
Romeo Vitelli
. Psychologist in private practice. Followers: 233
Andy Fugard
. Cognitive scientist. Followers: 229
Erika Salomon
. Grad student. Followers: 217
CoertVisser
. Psychologist. Followers: 217
Jenna Condie
. Environmental psychologist. Followers: 216
Astrid Kitti
. Grad student. Followers: 203
Margarita Holmes
. Psychologist and sex therapist. Followers: 203
Alex Fradera
. Editor of BPS Occupational Digest. Followers: 194
Sue Hartley
. Psychologist. Followers: 194
Johnrev Guilaran
. Clinical psychologist trainee. Followers: 185
Janet Civitelli
. Counselling psychologist. Followers: 175
Jon Simons
. Cognitive scientist. Followers: 174
Ken Gilhooly
. Cognitive psychologist. Followers: 166
Adrian Wale
. Cognitive scientist, writer. Followers: 162
Sanja Dutina
. Psychologist. Followers: 161
Gareth Morris
. Grad student. Followers: 155
Talya Grumberg
. Mental health counsellor. Followers: 155
Lila Chrysikou
. Psychologist. Followers: 151
Ruthanna Gordon
. Psychologist, sustainability expert. Followers: 151
Alex Birch
. Business psychologist. Followers: 136
Craig Bertram
. Grad student. Followers: 135
Suzanne Conboy-Hill
. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 135
Simon Dymond
. Behavioural neuroscientist. Followers: 130
Marc Scully
. Social psychologist. Followers: 127
Mark Hoelterhoff
. Experimental existential psychologist. Followers: 127
Nancy Hoffman
. Neuropsychologist. Followers: 117
Valeschka Guerra
. Psychology lecturer. Followers: 116
Emma Dunlop
. Grad student. Followers: 115
Deb Halasz
. Research psychologist. Followers: 112
Matteo Cantamesse
. Social psychologist. Followers: 112
Catriona Morrison
. Experimental psychologist. Followers: 107
Dylan Lopich
. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 106
John Houser
. School psychologist. Followers: 106
Arvid Kappas
. Emotion researcher. Followers: 89
Andrew and Sabrina
. Psychological scientists. Followers: 84
Simon Knight
. Psychologist. Followers: 84
Peter Kinderman
. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 83
Paul Hanges
. Organisational psychologist. Followers: 83
John Hyland
. Experimental psychologist. Followers: 82
Chelsea Walsh
. Family and marriage therapist. Followers: 81
Kevin Friery
. Psychologist, psychotherapist. Followers: 80
Gerald Guild
. Psychologist, autism specialist. Followers: 78
Gillian Smith
. Alcohol and drug researcher. Followers: 75
Jen Lewis
. Grad student. Followers: 74
Scott Kaufman
. Cognitive psychologist. Followers: 69
Jui Bhagwat
. Child psychologist. Followers: 63
Tom Walton
. Grad student. Followers: 61
Chris Brand
. Cognitive psychologist in training. Followers: 59
Odette Beris
. Psychologist and coach. Followers: 59
David Hughes
. Psychologist. Followers: 53
Barry McGuinness
. Psychologist, writer. Followers: 47
Caitlin Allison
. Trainee counselling psychologist. Followers: 47
Philip Collier
. Sport and positive psychologist. Followers: 40
David Yates
. Grad student. Followers: 36
Alison Price
. Occupational psychologist. Followers: 35
Sian Jones
. Grad student. Followers: 31
Helen Jones
. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 29
John Taylor
. Cognitive psychologist. Followers: 23
Kathryn Newns
. Clinical psychologist. Followers: 21
Lorraine Hope
. Cognitive psychologist. Followers: 10
Victoria Mason
. Psychology lecturer. Followers: 9

Thanks to Ben Watson for updating the follower counts. If you'd like to be added to future iterations of the list please add your full name and Twitter tag to comments. Future additions to the list must be fully-qualified psychologists. Also, we're restricting the list to individuals, so no organisations please. 
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