You Get a Pick-Me-Up
The leaves may be falling...but your libido? Expect it to rise. Autumn is the season when our levels of testosterone—associated with sex drive—are higher than at any other time, found several studies that tracked hormone levels year-round (and yes, this applies to women, too). Whether the surge is the result of ancient mating instincts (other animals have a fall "rutting season"), and if it's triggered by decreasing daylight or increased social activity—well, it's all scientific speculation. But for practical purposes, who cares?