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Time Perception

Powerful People Think They Control Time (And They Might Be Right)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.05.2014 | Science

We live in a culture of constant busyness. But despite jam-packed schedules, some of the most in-demand people -- high-powered CEOs, celebrities and l...

Our Clock Problem

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living

The speed of life, it seems, is always increasing. Our to-do lists get longer, our deadlines loom closer, and constant access to digital devices means...

Carolyn Gregoire

How Technology Speeds Up Time (And How To Slow It Down Again) | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

It often feels as though time speeds up as we age, with each season and year seemingly passing by more quickly than the last. And according to some ps...

This Simple Mental Trick Can Slow Down Time

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Ever wonder why time seems to speed up the older -- and busier -- you get? The answer is simple: It's probably because you're just not paying attentio...

Real Good for Free: The Paradox of Leisure Time

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.26.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

An hour is an hour, whether I'm working on deadline, chilling in front of the TV, or helping someone out. But new research suggests the way we perceive an hour may vary, depending on how we're spending that hour, and volunteering may actually create a sensation that time is expanding.

Why Time Seems To Slow Down

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Time is a precious resource. The greater your sense of entitlement, the more that you want to avoid wasting resources. So the more entitled you feel, the more pain you have when your time is wasted.

Why Time Flies When You're Having Fun

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Dinah Avni-Babad and Ilana Ritov found that people judge the duration of a period of time from memory differently than they judge the duration of a time period as it is going on.