Yesterday, a neuroscience postdoc by the name of Leigh started a hashtag on twitter called #overlyhonestmethods. Then came the confessions.
Have you ever conducted scientific research? Are you familiar with the less-than-glamorous (and sometimes surprisingly slipshod) ways of the world's overworked, underpaid, and severely caffeinated scientists? Then #overlyhonestmethods is probably the funniest thing you'll read today.
Seriously. If you've ever wanted to laugh in amusement/sadness/resignation at something your non-sciencey friends & family will never understand, this is totally your huckleberry. Sort of like PostSecret meets whatshouldwecall[insert terminal degree here]. Just a handful of our recent favorites:
Tons more on Twitter. Some other curated tweets available here.