Psychologists have a lot to say, and that is why it is natural for them to use all the resources the Internet has to offer to disseminate self-interested ideas and knowledge related to behavioral science.
Below we will see examples of psychologists with highly recommended YouTube channels from which they teach contents related to psychology, either in the field of psychotherapy, or in one of the other subjects that this scientific discipline studies: education, perception, cognitive processes, etc.
Psychologists on YouTube: Most Recommended
This is a selection of psychologists with YouTube channels from which to stream interesting content related to all thematic areas of psychology: personal relationships, personality, intelligence and cognitive abilities, management of emotions, etc.
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1. Miguel Ángel Rizaldos Lamoca
Miguel Ángel Rizaldos is a psychologist specializing in clinical psychology which has offered therapies to patients for over 25 years. He is also one of the pioneers of online psychology in Spain (although he also provides face-to-face psychological assistance in Madrid and Aranjuez); but his taste for the digital world does not stop there, because he also uses the Internet to disseminate his knowledge.
On his YouTube channel, Miguel Ángel Rizaldos publishes videos with simple explanations and practical advice on topics of general interest that affect us on a daily basis: the management of breakups, personality traits, regulation of emotions, importance self-esteem in boys and girls, etc. You will also find the audios or videos of his interventions in radio or television programs, as well as his presentations at various events and university course sessions.
2. Sara Navarrete
In the channel of the psychologist Sara Navarrete, a professional who offers therapy in Valencia, there are useful videos based on tips for daily work and daily problem solving. The format she uses could not be simpler: she looks at the camera and almost in conversation with those who watch her videos, while talking about personal and emotional relationships, fears and phobias, strategies to improve esteem. of oneself, etc.
Thus, the Sara Navarrete channel is a particularly interesting option for those looking for information and advice related to psychology in a close and clear language.
3. Guillermo Orozco
The YouTube channel “Serious psychology with Guillermo Orozco“This is another recommended option if you want to learn the more practical side of psychology.
In it, the Canarian psychologist Guillermo Orozco offers videos in an agile and fluid format and of a relatively short duration in which he teaches such interesting topics as management and anxiety, the keys to self-esteem, effects of meditation, etc.
PsicoVlog is the YouTube channel of psychologist Álvaro Trujillo. In this space you will find a wide variety of content, as it fairly fairly tackles questions belonging to practically all branches of psychology: the behavior of psychopaths, the relationship between altruism and selfishness, the psychological effects of social networks, the functions cerebral, etc. at.
Also, in several of the videos available on this channel not only is there informative content, but it is invited for reflection and debate and even reviews of cultural products such as series or even concepts such as self-help.
5. BB Sports psychology
Sports psychology is a constantly evolving discipline that often does not receive much attention. Fortunately, there are recommended broadcast channels on the internet that delve into this area of athlete research and intervention, and this is one of them: BB Sport Psychology.
It is a channel managed by a large team of sports psychologists who teach the psychological bases of preparation to have maximum performance and give maximum potential at all times.
If you are someone interested in popular science videos that are well served with thought-provoking content and material, you will probably like this psychology YouTube channel, and you will be using it regularly to check questions. The emphasis here is not so much on providing practical advice, but on explain clearly complex concepts belonging to the field of research in psychology… and bibliographical references are provided at the end, which is very useful for further learning.
Moreover, if you are interested in philosophy, you will probably also find videos to save in your favorite folder here, because here you will also reflect on the philosophical concepts from which the science of behavior begins.
On this YouTube channel Madrid psychologist Patri Tezanos creates popular science videos which emphasizes the relationship between psychology and neuroscience (although it also talks about other branches of psychology). Thus, it is a perfect channel for neuropsychology enthusiasts.
Thus, in Anthroporama, the illustrative animations are combined with clear and rigorous explanations on the functioning of the human brain and all that surrounds it: the nature of consciousness, the relationship between hormones and sexual orientation, our way to perceive and value the attractiveness of people, and so on.
A channel in which it is preserved a healthy balance between videos with tips and videos that offer theory summaries and concepts specific to the career of psychology: what is functionalism, how has the history of psychology and psychoanalysis developed, what is behaviorism, etc. Very useful for curious minds or career students who appreciate help on certain topics.