I’m of the understanding that people are typically more easily convinced to do things that have immediate and obvious selfish payoffs. So, for all you selfish scientists out there, here is why you should do more outreach:
I started the Scope of Science so that I would have a sandbox to practice science communication in and be able to have fun while I do so. In that spirit, I’ve started vlogging (thats video-logging for those of you who get it mixed up like I apparently do)! I’m planning to be fairly regular about releasing a video on Thursdays, talking about similar things as I do here. I’ve already figured some ways to make next week’s video better, so I’m excited about this.
This week’s video is about chickens, eggs, and how to think about evolution: