If you are an academic and needed some comic relief, you most likely heard of the Twitter handle @AcademicsSay, also known as Shit Academics Say. With more than 141 000 followers (as of 23 October 2015), the account has ‘entertained’ many. What you might not know is that the individual behind this Twitter handle is a ‘real-life’ Professor, Nathan Hall from McGill University. Prof. Hall started this account as a social media experiment concerned with the psychological well-being of academics. Want to know more about this experiment? Click here.
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