Time Warped by Claudia Hammond – review

By Rebecca Priestley In Books

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13th December, 2012
Did you know you have a reminiscence bump? We remember more from our teens and twenties than from any other time in our lives. Why? “Because of novelty,” says Claudia Hammond in Time Warped: Unlocking the Mysteries of Time Perception. It’s during this time that most of us have our “first sexual relationships, first jobs, first travel without parents”. All this rich novelty of experience helps us pack away more memories, and it later feels like time passed more slowly back then. But why do 10 minutes feel like forever when you’re waiting for a bus but like no time at ...

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