In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites is as much as 20 years. One young woman’s struggle shows why.
Psychologists are discovering just how much information about our inner states can be gleaned from social media.
Sometimes people on the rise only inspire you to do worse.
“Superhero therapy” encourages people to think like their favorite movie characters. It seems to work.
Common infections such as strep throat might have a mysterious link to anorexia and bulimia.
The Democratic presidential candidate promoted a substitute for opioids that might be more dream than reality.
There seems to be a key difference between self-esteem and narcissism.
The U.S. stopped taking STDs seriously, and now we’re suffering the consequences.
The psychology behind a controversial trend
Have you ever tried to grease the groove?
A side benefit of therapy is that it’s the perfect place for gossip.
Many American students, myself included, never learn the human part of evolution.
In the latest Democratic presidential debate, the candidates stopped being polite and started getting real.
Lead-tainted drinking water is not only a problem in Flint and Newark.
A twist in the science of how people form their political identities
Atlantic writers look ahead at their beats.
As Americans sink under medical expenses, debt collectors go to great—and sometimes strange—lengths to collect.
Just a few hours of therapy-like interventions can reduce some people’s anxiety.
Hundreds of people say a Michigan doctor falsely diagnosed them with epilepsy. He wouldn’t be the first to lie to patients about how sick they are.
“Extreme larks” get up naturally when some people have hardly gone to bed.
Social rejection can fuel violence, but only if the perpetrator has access to a deadly weapon.