The facts on why facts alone can’t fight false beliefs
The divide sometimes has devastating consequences.
A new CDC report begins to quantify the devastating effects the virus has on children.
People may find a "golden opportunity" too good to pass up.
A new book argues for the value of owning up to your imperfections.
A conversation with Matt Novak, who’s been counting down to the inauguration on Twitter for a year and a half.
Accountability doesn’t always help people make better decisions. When it comes to elected officials, this gets extra challenging.
The move is merely the latest in Trump’s dance with the anti-vax community.
I don’t want no scrubs.
On blaming a year for the things that happen in it
Psychological research helps explain why conflicts are so intractable when morality is involved.
Chemical spraying is less sustainable than other mosquito-fighting methods, and may give people a false sense of security.
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.
Services like Tinder and Hinge are no longer shiny new toys, and some users are starting to find them more frustrating than fun.
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.