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Big Cities Breed More Partners in Crime

22 days ago   |   By Psych Central

A new study sheds light on why bigger cities tend to generate so much more crime than smaller cities: It's easier for criminals to find collaborators.
“In a big city, you have the potential to meet more distinct people each day,” said senior author Dr. Daniel Abrams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. “You're more likely to find an appropriate partner to start a business or invent something. But perhaps you're also more likely to find the partner you need to commit a burglary.”
Abrams is an associate professor of engineering sciences and applied mathematics in Northwestern's...
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