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Exploring the Space-Time Continuum…in the Mind

We frequently use words about space to describe time, and people often think about events on a left-right timeline. Researchers explore the link between mental representations of space and time. ... More>


Increasing Personal Savings, the Groundhog Day Way

Thinking about time as a cycle of recurring experiences — think Bill Murray in the movie Groundhog Day — may help us to put more money away into our savings. ... More>


Future Seems Closer than the Past


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of research exploring: perception of time and distance; rank and social judgments; causal beliefs and perception; gender identity and STEM; and genetic and environmental influences on high IQ. ... More>


Emotional Cues Alter Perceptions of Time and Number

Emotionally charged information dilates our perception of time and interferes with our numerical intuition, though it does so in different ways. ... More>