Awe Expands People’s Perception of Time, Alters Decision Making, and Enhances Well-Being

  title={Awe Expands People’s Perception of Time, Alters Decision Making, and Enhances Well-Being},
  author={Melanie Rudd and Kathleen D. Vohs and Jennifer L. Aaker},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={1130 - 1136}
When do people feel as if they are rich in time? Not often, research and daily experience suggest. However, three experiments showed that participants who felt awe, relative to other emotions, felt they had more time available (Experiments 1 and 3) and were less impatient (Experiment 2). Participants who experienced awe also were more willing to volunteer their time to help other people (Experiment 2), more strongly preferred experiences over material products (Experiment 3), and experienced… 

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