Duration judgment and the experience of change

@article{Poynter1983DurationJA,
  title={Duration judgment and the experience of change},
  author={W. Douglas Poynter and Donald Homa},
  journal={Perception \& Psychophysics},
  year={1983},
  volume={33},
  pages={548-560}
}
Predictions based on storage size, processing effort, and change models of time estimation were tested in five experiments. The first of these presented subjects with stimulus patterns that varied on dimensions of sensory-event number and uncertainty. Subjects estimated the duration of time periods using the reproduction method. Duration estimates were most accurately predicted by the number of sensory events in each pattern. This relationship was generally positive, although the specific… 
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