Psychology Blogs

Psychology Blogs: The Ultimate List

There are many quality psychology blogs and each offers something a little bit different.

Here is a list of some of the ones we really like, in no particular order.

If you can’t find a psychology blog you like in this list, then you probably don’t like psychology all that much after all!

Psychology Blogs

Introducing Psychology Blogs: The Ultimate List

1. Mind Hacks

In their own words: “Neuroscience and psychology tricks to find out what’s going on inside your brain.”

Mind Hacks also have a pretty cool wiki page to explore popular old posts.

2. Research Digest

“We want to demonstrate how fascinating and useful psychological science can be, while also casting a critical eye over the methods used.”

By the British Psychological Society, Research Digest posts about new research and helps to disseminate findings into useful advice.

3. PsyBlog

Launched in 2004, Psyblog is a hugely popular psychology blog.

Explaining recent scientific findings with a clarity that demonstrates how research can be useful in everyday life. 

4. Sharp Brains

Tracking health and applications of brain science, Sharp Brains is an independent marketing research firm.

With great articles, online courses and brain teasers they are definitely worth a visit.

5. Psych Splash

Launched in 2006, Psych Splash is the Pinterest of the psychology blog world.

A personal project of Dr Gareth Furber, Psych Splash is designed to showcase psychology related websites.

6. Dr Deb – Psychological Perspectives

As well as writing thought provoking and informative blog post, Dr Deborah Serani also authors award winning books.

Dr Deb is a practicing psychoanalyst specialising in treating trauma and depression.

7. Science Daily

From one of the internets most popular science news websites.

This psychology blog is always up to date with great psychology related news and videos. 

8. (e) Science News

A fully automated ‘artificial intelligence’ science news aggregator.

This Psychology and Sociology section aims to keep ahead of the latest popular research.

9. BrainBlogger

This well designed and award winning blog aims to review research that will impact peoples lives.

Founded in 2005 it is also affiliated with the  Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF), an international neurological and mental health charity.

10. PsychCentral

Owned and operated by Dr. John Grohol, PsychCentral is one of the oldest and largest psychology websites.

Run by mental health professionals it offers reliable information as well as over 200 support groups.

11. Teaching High School Psychology

A bit of a change from the blogs listed so far, this blog is a resource for psychology teachers.

Although even if you aren’t a psychology teacher it has some great articles and resources.

12. The Situationist

Associated with The Project on Law and Mind Sciences at Harvard Law school.

The Situationist is a must read for those interested in social sciences and social psychology.

13. Psychology Today

Psychology today publishes a range of articles written by renowned psychologists, academics and psychiatrists.

First starting in 1967 in magazine form and still going strong.

14. Advances in the History of Psychology

“Advances in the History of Psychology is a news and notes aggregator pertaining to the history of the discipline.”

A great psychology blog for any wannabe psychology geek!

15. Medical News Today

Disseminating the latest psychology and psychiatry research from universities and journals from around the world.

As well as great articles, Medical News Today also has a great knowledge centre.

16. Workplace Psychology

A great blog dedicated exclusively to the area of workplace psychology.

Covering the world of work from a scholarly perspective. The references cited are from well-respected sources.

17. In The News

By Karen Franklin PHD, In The News covers forensic psychology, criminology and psychology law.

Featuring great articles, news and book reviews. 

18. Connecting Hypnotherapy

Maintained by Gregory Mell, a qualified hypnotherapist this blog aims to explain hypnotherapy and other topics related to the mind.

29. Mind Mastery

Another great little science blog that is worth a visit.

Covering subjects such as humanity and health and body as well as science and psychology, you will often find an article of interest.


Less sciencey than you might expect from a psychology blog, but some interesting and insightful articles nonetheless.

The author of this blog aims to “share the knowledge that I have acquired regarding human relationships.”

31. Bad Psychology

In the social media generation its easy to get carried away with psychological findings.

Bad Psychology might just be the saviour “this blog is dedicated to debunking psychology myths and misconceptions.”

32. About Psychology

From the huge website this psychology section offers wide appeal.

Written by author Kendra Cherry you will find thousands of articles covering all aspects of psychology.

33. NeoAcademic

“technology, education and training research from an industrial/organizational (I/O) psychologist”

NeoAcadmic is written by Associate Professor of Psychology Richard Landers and offers some great reflection from the world of I/O psychology.

34. The Splintered Mind 

If you want to sit and have a proper read then this is the blog for you.

It might leave you with more questions than you arrived with but The Splintered Mind offers some great ‘reflections in philosophy of psychology’.

35. We’re Only Human

Part of the Association for Psychological Science.

Extremely well qualified Wray Herbert offers extremely thoughtful insights into an array of psychology phenomena.

36. Peak Performance Sports

Something a bit different, Peak Performance Sports does exactly what it says.

Offering articles to boost confidence and mentally train for a competitive sporting edge.

37. Pick The Brain

A stalwart of the psychology/self improvement blogging world.

Pick The Brain is a must visit for anyone remotely interested in motivation, productivity, health and self improvement. 

Hopefully you liked our list of psychology blogs!

If you have any recommendations to add to this list then please get in touch.

If your blog is on this list then feel free to use the one of the images below to let your visitors know!

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Hanan Parvez - 4 July 2015

Nice to see all the best psych resources on the web compiled in a single list.

Simon Moesgaard - 5 July 2015

Nice to see on this list. Thank you!

webdev - 6 July 2015

No problem Loi, thanks!

Dermot Barry - 19 March 2016

Great list, I’ve found a couple of new favourites! My own humble offering came to life a month after this post but if you’re still looking to add to the list may I offer for consideration ?

Thanks again for the list!

Psych4society - 1 June 2016

You forgot about me 🙂

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