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Celebrate Your Love for Learning  Today, we celebrate love of all types, including the love of learning. Hearing from our learners inspires us everyday, especially when they share their favorite courses. Check out these 12 courses learners love. 1. The Science of Happiness – UCBerkeleyX (Self-Paced) Learner rating: 4.5/5           2. World of Wine: From Grape to Glass – AdelaideX (Self-Paced) Learner rating:...

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In 2014, the award wining podcast ‘Serial’ became a cultural phenomenon through its detailed reexamination of the investigation and conviction of Adnan Syed for the murder of Hae Min Lee. Over 90 million people heard about the twists and turns and possible flaws in the case. It reinvigorated an interest in police work and the intricacies of criminal law. But, how do we know when the criminal justice...

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  When we think about psychology and the criminal justice system, our minds are automatically drawn to those characters in crime dramas that have provided magical, if not somewhat mystical, insights into the offender. From Robbie Coltrane’s ‘Cracker’ in the 1990s through to Dr. Cal Lightman in the more recent Fox Network’s ‘Lie to Me’, the promise of psychology in determining whodunit seems infinite. But...

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