Time Slipping Away

We all remember a time in our childhood when summer vacations appeared ridiculously long, when weeks and months never seemed to end, and how they now seem to fly by! Months rush by at a seemingly accelerating pace and you … Read More

Emotions and Time

Emotions play a powerful role in distorting our time experience. Negative emotions such as fear, anger, anxiety, and sadness appear to slow down the passage of time so that we feel we must endure these feelings for longer than we actually do, … Read More

The Speed of Time

To our mind, the world appears to be smooth and continuous. When we say that the world is continuous, we mean that it is persistently active and undergoing continuous change as time goes on. However, neuroscientists have accumulated a sizable … Read More

Time & Alertness

The speed of time has always intrigued me. We know from physics that time progresses at the same rate at all times, but that is not how it feels. Time certainly seems to speed up as we grow older. We … Read More

The Illusive Now

We see, hear, feel, and think ‘now’. What is experienced is experienced in the present moment. It is a moment in time between a ‘no more’ and a ‘not yet’. You might think that a ‘now’ moment is instantaneous, having … Read More

More Precious Than Gold

What comes to mind when we think about time? Why time is so precious and why do we seek ways to ‘make the most of it’? Let us go back to 4,000 BC in ancient China where the first clocks … Continue Reading