What a close study of "inner speech" reveals about why humans talk to themselves
After the shocking election of Donald Trump on Tuesday, as people continue to process their emotions, work through their exhaustion…
Many people are fearful and anxious about what President Trump could mean for America. Psychologists weigh in on how to manage that anxiety and move forward.
A comprehensive guide to The Atlantic’s ongoing coverage of the outbreak
A clinical trial of contraceptives for men was halted because of side effects—side effects that women have dealt with for decades.
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Congress finally approved a $1.1 billion deal—but Zika has already done real damage in the United States.
It appears the virus was spread through the tears or sweat of a patient with a particularly severe infection.
The writer spoke about police killings in America.
The quest for a calmer, gentler dating app
Every piece of content you click on is also a chance to practice being present.
On living with mosquitoes in the time of Zika
Ian Bogost's book "Play Anything" advises looking outside yourself to see the world as it really is.
In The Art of Waiting, Belle Boggs explores the meaning of infertility in a culture that venerates parenthood above all else.
Thanks to this “vertical transmission” the virus may be able to survive the winter in Aedes aegypti’s eggs.
A study in mice looks at the risks of vaginal infection.
But they take two different forms.
Overused phrases—“I hope you’re well,” “Best,” etc.—are more valuable than they seem.
Next up: human trials.
Scientists no longer believe that the soul lives in the heart—but we continue to use it as a metaphor for far more than just its physical function.