How do changes in speed affect the perception of duration?

  • W. J. Matthews
  • Published 2011 in
    Journal of experimental psychology. Human…


Six experiments investigated how changes in stimulus speed influence subjective duration. Participants saw rotating or translating shapes in three conditions: constant speed, accelerating motion, and decelerating motion. The distance moved and average speed were the same in all three conditions. In temporal judgment tasks, the constant-speed objects seemed… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0022193

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@article{Matthews2011HowDC, title={How do changes in speed affect the perception of duration?}, author={W. J. Matthews}, journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance}, year={2011}, volume={37 5}, pages={1617-27} }