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Why Time Flies By As You Get Older

February 2nd, 2010 02:03 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Ant notes a piece up on WBUR Boston addressing theories to explain the universal human experience that time seems to pass faster as you get older. Here’s the 9-minute audio (MP3). Several explanations are tried out: that brains lay down more information for novel experiences; that the “clock” for nerve impulses in aging brains runs slower; and that each interval of time represents a diminishing fraction of life as we age.

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