The relationship between the number of presented stimuli and prospective duration estimates: The effect of concurrent task activity.

@article{Predebon1996TheRB,
  title={The relationship between the number of presented stimuli and prospective duration estimates: The effect of concurrent task activity.},
  author={John Predebon},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={1996},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={376-9}
}
The attention/distraction models of prospective time estimation predict either a negative relationship or an independence between duration estimates and the number of stimulus events presented during the time period, but not a positive relationship. Two experiments examined this relationship under prospective conditions. Lists of words were presented during a 60-sec time period at either a fast or a slow rate. Subjects either passively viewed the words or actively responded by performing either… CONTINUE READING