This is disturbing news for those of us who like to find an excuse for putting our minds into winter storage. Summer's easy: with the lethargy induced by enervating heat, and the distractions of summer sports, no one could expect us to settle down to a spell of what the psychologists call cognition. The rising sap of spring creates its own irresistible demands, and autumn is traditionally a time of harvest celebration and sociability.
But now winter's fillip to our mental acuity can no longer be ignored: so hurry up before the days grow long. It's time to write that book, paint that picture, learn that language. Cerebrate.Reuse content