New Scientist time story

New Scientist magazine recently featured my time perception research as their cover story.

If you're interested in more about time perception, here are a few review papers:

  • Eagleman DM (2009). Brain Time. In What's Next: Dispatches from the Future of Science, M. Brockman, Ed. Vintage Books. [Full text at Edge.org] 
  • Eagleman DM (2008). Human time perception and its illusions. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 18(2):131-6. [Full text]
  • Eagleman DM & Pariyadath V (2009). Is subjective duration a signature of coding efficiency? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 364(1525):1841-51. [Full text]

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