The Clock Mirage
The Speed of Life
In Search of Endings For an understanding of a sense of time we must first have a sense of duration.
June 25, 2020
As we age, our metabolisms and body clocks run slower, even though the sun attempts to readjust those clocks every day. Older people generally move slower than younger people do, not because they cannot move fast—they often can. They are not usually aware that their movements are slower... Read now.
The Body Clock How do we explain the phenomenon of changes in the perception of time in aging?
June 17, 2020
There are reasonable explanations of why aging gives one a sense that time is accelerating. First among them is that the body is filled with organic cellular clocks that are moderately synchronized with the clock on the wall. The typical human body generally follows that clock's hour hand with a more limp regard for the minute; however, with age that sync tends to skid... Read now.
Spotting Age: Time seems to accelerate its pace in dread of looming ages ending in zero
June 10, 2020
On the morning of my 77th birthday, I awoke with the impression—I don't know why—that there was something strange happening outside a bedroom window to my right... Read now.