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Monday, August 3, 2015

Your Sense of Time

Why Time Flies As We Get Older

Muireann Irish and Claire O'Callaghan | July 31, 2015

The passage of time is a puzzling thing. While few will dispute that a minute comprises 60 seconds, the perception of time can vary dramatically from person to person and from one situation to the next. Time can race, or it can drag interminably. On rare occasions, it feels as if it’s standing still.

The difference between “real” time, measured by clocks and calendars, and our own individual sense of time can sometimes seem enormous. This is because, in many ways, we are the architects of our sense of time.

<more at; related link: (Why Does Time Fly as We Get Older? December 18, 2013)>

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