June 2, 2020


Psychologist speaking with a patient in a well-lit office
Scientists have been able to confirm that most dreams occur during the REM stage of sleep. This is the stage of the sleep cycle that is characterized by rapid eye movements. During this stage, brain waves more closely resemble a waking state than other sleep stages. REM occurs about every 90 minutes throughout the night,...
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Prison walls with tower
There are currently 1,506,800 people incarcerated in the United States according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Our nation has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world. Where do we house all of these people? In the U.S., these 1.5 million people are being held in either public prisons or private prisons. You...
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