Michigan State University

Scared of crime? Good.

In the past half-century, fear of crime in the United States has fueled "white flight" from big cities, become known as a quality of life issue and prompted scholars and law enforcement experts to address ...

Aug 12, 2014
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Surfing the Web in class? Bad idea

Even the smartest college students suffer academically when they use the Internet in class for non-academic purposes, finds new research by Michigan State University scholars.

Jun 17, 2014
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Weight bias plagues US elections

Overweight political candidates tend to receive fewer votes than their thinner opponents, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University weight bias expert.

May 19, 2014
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'Ivory tower' bucking social media

University scholars are largely resisting the use of social media to circulate their scientific findings and engage their tech-savvy students, a Michigan State University researcher argues in a new paper.

Mar 31, 2014
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Fair bosses pay a price

Bosses who are fair make their workers happier and their companies more productive, but in the end may be burning themselves out.

Mar 24, 2014
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Global attack needed to catch credit thieves

Stopping massive data breaches like the one that hit Target will require a more sophisticated, collaborative approach by law enforcement agencies around the world, a Michigan State University cyber security ...

Mar 19, 2014
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