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New Study Assesses Facebook Users Price to Deactivate their Accounts

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Saleem Alhabash

A Michigan State University researcher teamed with three economists to answer those questions by assessing Facebook’s value to its users in contrast to its market value or its…

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Strong Committed Relationships can Buffer Military Suicides

Monday, December 17, 2018
Adrian Blow

Can being in a strong committed relationship reduce the risk of suicide? Researchers at Michigan State University believe so, especially among members of the National Guard. Suicide rates…

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How a Personality Trait Puts You at Risk for Cybercrime

Monday, December 17, 2018
Thomas Holt

Impulse online shopping, downloading music and compulsive email use are all signs of a certain personality trait that make you a target for malware attacks. New research from…

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Mekong River Dam Proposals May Create Negative Consequences

Friday, December 14, 2018
Pokhrel

Hundreds of dams are being proposed for Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. The negative social and environmental consequences – affecting everything from food security to the environment…

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Collaborative $3.5 Million NIH Grant Helps Continue Work in Minority Aging and Health

Monday, December 10, 2018
Patient Black Female with Nurse

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has joined a long-standing partnership with the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University and the Institute of Social Research…

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MSU Initiative Awarded for Raising Environmental Awareness

Friday, December 7, 2018
CAL Mapping

An initiative aimed at raising environmental awareness and engagement in Monroe, Michigan, born out of a collaboration with Michigan State University’s College of Arts and Letters, is now…

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Grant Expands Policy Education

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Berkey Hall

Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, or IPPSR, will expand its role as a hub for critical policy leadership, education and learning with a…

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Don’t Grin and Bear it: Fake Smiles at Work Could Lead to Unethical Behavior, Study Finds

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Work

Faking a smile at work could mean more than becoming someone that at the moment you’re not. It could leave you more vulnerable to acting like someone you…

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Studying Tablet-Based Learning in Lansing Public Schools

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nearly 1,200 interactive learning tablets were distributed to kindergarteners in the Lansing School District in November, as part of the PBS KIDS Playtime Pad Research Project. In its…

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Healthcare Providers, Not Hackers, Leak Data

Friday, November 16, 2018
Laptop Data

Your personal identity may fall at the mercy of sophisticated hackers on many websites, but when it comes to health data breaches, hospitals, doctors offices, and even insurance…

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