Intense stories of family with autism spectrum disorder, as submitted by Atlantic readers
I spent a weekend without talking, being someone else at a convent
The messy relationship between how we feel and what we eat
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.
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 justices banned execution of mentally disabled people in 2002. Now they are poised to tell death penalty states that they really meant it.
Shortly after we moved in together, my boyfriend's experiences in Afghanistan began affecting me in strange and terrifying ways.
Today the Obama administration proposed the first change to U.S. food Nutrition Fact labels in almost a decade. A closer look at the numbers and the importance of subtle changes.
What possible reward could come from tweeting thousands of times at a celebrity?
A new report says there have been no significant changes in prevalence of obesity in the last decade.
Three minutes of the game reduced cravings by 24 percent in a recent study.
Professional burnout is the sum total of hundreds and thousands of tiny betrayals of purpose, each one so minute that it hardly attracts notice.
Inside the increasingly common practice—and business—of female masking
A new Johns Hopkins study looks at the neuroscience of jazz and the power of improvisation.
We fill the human-shaped void with 225 percent more Facebook interactions.
After a week beset by ocular infection, NBC's multimillion-dollar sportscaster is slated to return on Monday. Costas' victory over conjunctivitis heralds a return of the spirit of sportsmanship and national pride typified by these Olympic games.
Increasing fluid intelligence has proven beneficial for people diagnosed with ADHD, and selling memory improvement is a big business. Are the claims overheated?
Just enduring winter weather counts as exercise.