Fully inhabiting the mind, mannerisms, and reality of a fictional character can be as alienating as it is rewarding.
Cultural ideals are becoming an equal opportunity anxiety-inducer, and eating disorders are increasingly common in men. But the symptoms in men and women don't look the same.
Intense stories of family with autism spectrum disorder, as submitted by Atlantic readers
Young women who placed importance on comments and likes, and regularly untagged photos of themselves, were at greater risk
I spent a weekend without talking, being someone else at a convent
As more states legalize, we still don’t have a clear picture of how marijuana affects the body.
The messy relationship between how we feel and what we eat
"I have, as yet, never seen a birth that even remotely resembled mine."
And most of the people who prepare your food don't get paid time off when they get sick, either.
Meet Lammily, who is perfectly normal and of healthy stature.
Fifty percent of physicians look up conditions on the site, and some are editing articles themselves to improve the quality of available information.
An analysis of Swedes shows that those who gestated and were born during warmer times were more likely to die of cold-induced heart attacks.
South Koreans were enraged when their countrywoman lost to a Russian competitor at the Sochi Olympics. That reaction may or may not have been right, but it was perfectly healthy.
Participants were significantly better at recalling things they saw and touched than audio recordings they heard.
Keeping apples next to onions in the fridge is a mistake.
Kim Novak's appearance and the plight of the Hollywood sex symbol
And people who benefit from the law are more likely to view it negatively than positively
Each region of the U.S. has the same four most common complaints, just in a different order.
Receiving an award makes you feel proud, but a new study suggests some winners may suppress their natural joy so they seem like good sports.
Writer and advocate Janet Mock on the importance of showing transgender lives in the daylight, and avoiding a focus on the "before and after"
The comedian's story of his mother-in-law, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's, has resonated on a massive scale in the past 48 hours.