Posters:
How to obscure your message.

    © Kathryn Tosney
    Chair of Biology
    The University of Miami

Tosney home page
Society for Developmental Biology
ktosney@miami.edu


11. Give a detailed tour.

Be compulsively complete.

    Carefully read every line.

    Hints:

When people ask you for a tour of your poster, lead them through it carefully and slowly.

Read them all the text; Trace every line on every graph. Dwell on the details of the methods.

Speak in a low and hesitant tone-- a whisper is ideal.

If you stand with your back to your audience, many people will find it easier to escape. Glance over your shoulder periodically to see if you can stop reading yet.


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