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Why Time Speeds Up And Slows Down

He tried a new game he just downloaded on his phone. He enjoyed playing it so much that he didn’t notice it was already late in the night. “I wanted to play more! Why is time so fast?” he complains.

She waited for her date to come. She had nothing to do but wait. She tried her best to distract herself. She looked at the time. Less than 10 mins had passed. “Why is time so slow?”

Maybe you had similar experiences with the characters that I presented, but have you ever wondered why time seems to go slow on some occasions, and fast on others? We know that time does not speed up nor slow down, but why does our perception of it differ from time to time?

Read more about our perception of time over at Gizmodo.

(Image Credit: Pixabay)

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