Blogging has become increasing popular and there are many genres of blogging. Many psychologists and psychology enthusiasts run their own blogs where they share discoveries, ideas, news and opinions. These blogs can serve as a useful introduction to the field of psychology and as a way to stay current in the field regardless of where you live.
Here are the list of top 10 psychology blogs in the world for 2019:
- Psych Learning Curve by the American Psychological Association – This education-themed blog is published by the APAn. It is an excellent platform where educators, students, parents, activists and psychologists can explore the latest in psychology education and education in psychology. The blog has a good following on social media.
- Psychology Today – This is one of the most popular psychology blog. It was first launched in 1967 and continues to thrive. On this site, they have gathered a group of renowned psychologists, academics, psychiatrists and writers to contribute their thoughts and ideas on what makes us tick.
- Psychreg – This blog is founded by Dennis Relojo, the world’s first blog psychologist. Psychreg was recognised as a Highly Commended Blog by the UK Blog Awards in 2017 and 2018. Launched in 2014 as a directory, it soon evolved into publishing articles on psychology and mental health, hosting a podcast, and having its own open access publication.
- BPS Research Digest – This blog brings you at least one new psychology study for you every weekday. Published by the British Psychological Society since 2003, their aim is to showcase psychological science while also casting a critical eye over its methods. With over 100,000 followers across social media and another 50,000+ on email, the Research Digest blog continues to grow in popularity and international prominence, attracting millions of readers every year.
- PsyBlog – British psychologist Dr Jeremy Dean is the founder and author of the popular website ‘PsyBlog’. Jeremy’s first degree was in law but after a career in the Internet industry he began studying psychology. He has now racked up three higher degrees in psychology, his latest being a doctorate from University College London. The blog has 28,000 followers on Twitter.
- Welldoing – The site devoted to mental health, self-development and wellbeing, with its own directory of therapists and counsellors. Welldoing ranks well on search results and has a good following on social media. They have gathered a wide range of information, tips and advice about all aspects of health and wellbeing, alongside our innovative therapist directory of professional mind and body practitioners from across the UK.
- Mind Hacks gives Neuroscience and psychology tricks to find out what’s going on inside your brain. This blog is maintained by Tom Stafford and and Matt Webb, who are also the authors of the book, Mind Hacks. In their blog they reveal tips and tricks that allow individuals to ‘hack’ everyday life in order to achieve happiness, clarity, and other highly sought-after outcomes.
- Psych Central claims to be the largest and oldest independent mental health social network. Since 1995, its award-winning website has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information and over 250 support groups to consumers. They have over 185,000 subscribers on their weekly newletter and has a good following on social media.
- The Psychologist – As the official monthly publication of The British Psychological Society, this blog serves as a forum for communication, discussion and debate on a range of psychological topics. We publish a wide range of scientific, professional and personal formats aimed at our large and diverse audience: The Psychologist is read by more than 50,000 Society members.
- Leiden Psychology Blog – The Leiden Psychology Blog is part of the Institute of Psychology and the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University. The authors are researchers and teachers working at the Institute of Psychology. The Leiden Psychology Blog stands out by showing the research carried out within our Institute and by replying to the latest events. The authors blog in a personal capacity.