Attentional selection dilates perceived duration.

@article{Herbst2012AttentionalSD,
  title={Attentional selection dilates perceived duration.},
  author={Sophie K Herbst and Elke van der Meer and Niko A. Busch},
  journal={Perception},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 8},
  pages={883-900}
}
How do observers judge the passage of time at a short time-scale? Humans are not equipped with a dedicated sensory system for perceiving durations in the same way as they are equipped with systems for perceiving light and sound. Thus, subjective duration depends on the sensory and cognitive processes triggered by sensory input, eg visual or auditory stimuli… CONTINUE READING