• Why does time fly when you’re having fun? Study sheds light

     

    [A drawing of a human head and an alarm clock]

    By Ana Sandaoui

    Time seems to pass very quickly when we have fun, or stand still when we are bored. For centuries, the subjective perception of time has preoccupied scientists, philosophers, and artists alike. Now, a team of neuroscientists may have found the neurobiological explanation for why we perceive time differently.

    Some studies in psychology have shown that emotions impact the way we perceive time. Fear and stress distort time and make it appear longer…read the full article.

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