Alice Robb, The Atlantic

Alice Robb

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Past articles by Alice:

What Fitness Culture Took From Ballet

Dance helped me stop focusing on how I look and start thinking about what I feel. → Read More

What does ‘I love you’ mean? It depends on where you say it and what language you speak.

Dating culture differs by geography, and affects the meaning of those words. → Read More

The fine line between romance and madness: Why reasonable people can ‘go crazy’ over love

The stakes of romance are high: We celebrate love as all-important, even as the meaning of life. → Read More

How to Get Fresh Perspective on a Project You’re Sick Of

Writing and editing advice from 15 journalists and authors on how to edit a long manuscript you are tired of. → Read More

How Depression Has — and Hasn’t — Become Normalized

Stigma is softening, at least a little. → Read More

Cat Marnell’s Memoir Provides a Window Into 2000s-Era Doctor Shopping

Researchers believe the practice was a major factor in the painkiller abuse we see today. → Read More

The Vegetarian and the Puzzling Link Between Diet and Mood

“If you’re going to be a vegetarian, you have to be more thoughtful about what you eat.” → Read More

Humans and Cats Have a Strange, Complicated History

How we got the house cat. → Read More

Why Dreams Are So Essential to ISIS Sympathizers

Dreams can be the deciding factor in decisions to join the terrorist group or carry out an attack. → Read More

How Would the Ordeal in Room Affect a Kid in Real Life?

It turns out kids are more adaptable than one might think. → Read More

Why It Feels So Good to Cry in the Shower

Tobias Fünke was on to something. → Read More

Reality TV's Millionaire Matchmaker Is An Unlikely Feminist Icon

“Are you going to remember your career advancements, or are you going to remember who loved you?” the Millionaire Matchmaker asked me over poached eggs. → Read More

Don't Worry, Julianne Moore's Marriage Is Safe. The Oscar Curse Is a Myth.

Women are actually less likely to get divorced after winning an Oscar. → Read More

What It's Like to Raise Your Children Speaking Esperanto

Two-year-old Gabriel Nacu is beginning to string together full sentences in the made-up language of Esperanto. → Read More

Jon Stewart Made America More Cynical

Watching just eight minutes of “The Daily Show” left viewers across the political spectrum feeling much more negative about the whole political system. → Read More

Will 'American Sniper''s Success Taint His Killer's Trial?

Negative pre-trial publicity translates into much harsher sentences. → Read More

Falling in Love Is Easy. Here's What to Do When You Need to Fall Out of It.

Plus: to increase your pick-up rate, approach the opposite sex on a dangerous bridge. → Read More

A Memory Expert Explains Brian Williams's 'False' Memory

"As a memory researcher, I find it credible that Brian Williams had a genuine memory error." → Read More

Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz Interview Gett the Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz discuss their critically acclaimed film. → Read More

Does Domestic Violence Really Increase on Super Bowl Sunday?

In the 1990s, reporters began circulating a disturbing "statistic." → Read More