Kathryn Lively told the Huffington Post that we humans are “conditioned from a very early age that the autumn comes with all these exciting things. As children, we come to associate fall with going back to school, new school supplies, seeing friends. It’s exciting, for most. We still respond to this pattern that we experienced for eighteen years.”
It may not feel like fall right now, and tomorrow’s not gonna be much different, but the National Weather Service mercifully reports that “much cooler air” will arrive shortly after that, so I’m sure we’ll all be super basic by the end of the week.
Record high temperatures are expected on Wednesday, before much cooler air arrives by the end of the week pic.twitter.com/kHxdcR7ikw
— NWS Burlington (@NWSBurlington) September 4, 2018
Read about our autumnal obsession and the science that Lively says drives us at the HuffPo piece.