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At Kellogg, we believe human-machine partnerships spur innovation and creativity, scale human achievements, and drive innovative strategies in an increasingly complex business world. Explore how Mind + Machine partnerships are transforming the business landscape (and beyond) with this collection of faculty insights.

A male scientist's lab is better funded than a female scientist's lab.
Policy

How Big Is the Gender Gap in Science Research Funding?

Two new studies look at who wins the prestigious grants and prizes that can make or break a scientist’s career.

A man and a women cast nets into the water.
Careers

To Land Top Jobs, Women Need Different Types of Networks than Men

Simply being well-connected is not enough.

Social media echo chambers form surprisingly fast.
Organizations

The Surprising Speed with Which We Become Polarized Online

Users isolate themselves in social media echo chambers, even when they start out looking at a variety of posts.

A person and a machine communicate in an attempt to understand each other.

Podcast: Will Machines Ever Truly Understand Us?

The relationship between humans and computers is deepening. What does the future hold?

A man is in the wrong frame of mind to make a risk-related decision.

Ready to Make a Risky Decision? Your Words Suggest Otherwise

Mining digital communications for emotions can lead to better decisions.

Finance & Accounting

Understanding How Stock Traders Forage for Profit

Day traders behave like bees when deciding what to buy and sell.

AI researchers and scholars of the humanities and social sciences sit at different tables, reflecting the growing gap between their disciplines.
Innovation

AI and the Social Sciences Used to Talk More. Now They’ve Drifted Apart.

Research shows that the gap between these disciplines is growing, which could make it harder to address social and ethical problems.

A team discusses something in one room while a solo researcher works on a problem next door.
Organizations

Want to Revolutionize Your Field? You May Need to Rethink the Size of Your Research Team.

Large and small teams produce different types of breakthroughs, according to an analysis of 50 million patents, software products, and academic papers.

Your cell phone data and frequent call list can shed light on network epidemiology A.K.A the spread of disease.
Data Analytics
Strategy

Using Cell Phone Data to Predict the Next Epidemic

Whom you call is linked to where you travel, which dictates how viruses spread.

A researcher uses big data to understand patterns
Data Analytics

Podcast: Think You Understand Why Ideas Go Viral? Big Data May Change Your Mind

From tweets to scientific discoveries, human behavior is surprisingly predictable.

How will automation affect jobs and cities?
Careers

How Will Automation Affect Different U.S. Cities?

Jobs in small cities will likely be hit hardest. Check how your community and profession will fare.

An artificial hand reaches out to a human hand.
Innovation

Artificial Intelligence Is Improving How Companies Do Business

Here are four of the most significant trends.

A man and his coffee maker attend couples counseling.
Innovation

Podcast: You Had Me at “Bleep Blorp”

How humans and robots are learning to trust each other.

Belief in fake news is about tribalism as much as truth.
Organizations

The Psychology Behind Fake News

Cognitive biases help explain our polarized media climate.

A man bonds with his robot companion.
Innovation

Need to Vent? Try Talking to a Robot.

Social robots can boost our self-esteem and offer a shoulder to cry on.

Computational Social Scientists discuss solutions.
Innovation

How Can Social Science Become More Solutions-Oriented?

A conversation between researchers at Kellogg and Microsoft explores how behavioral science can best be applied.

An Amazon Echo device interviews its owner.
Marketing

Podcast: How Amazon's Alexa Learns

Plus, an algorithm that can identify new social-media hashtags as they emerge.

The Dolls Have Ears—and Algorithms

What your kids’ toys are learning about your household

Computational social science seeks to use data to uncover universal facts.

The Ultimate Data Set

Computational social science aims to discover universal facts.

Three Ways Machine Learning Will Help Leaders Become Better Decision Makers

Human-machine partnerships can lead to faster, more innovative decisions

Innovation

Watson Is Just the Beginning

How machine learning will change education, product development, and decision-making.

Machine learning: people and machines working side by side.
Data Analytics

Can Computers Make Us Better Thinkers?

IBM Watson creator David Ferrucci on the thought partnership at the heart of machine learning.