Time flies faster if a person has a high working-memory capacity.

  title={Time flies faster if a person has a high working-memory capacity.},
  author={James L Woehrle and Joseph Magliano},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  volume={139 2},
Attention affects the perception of time, and the ability to control attention is reflected in measures of working-memory capacity. Individuals with low working memory capacity have more difficulty maintaining focus on a task than high-capacity individuals, particularly when faced with contextual distracters. This experiment examined the effect of working-memory capacity on the perception of temporal duration while performing a cognitive task. We predicted that low-capacity participants would… CONTINUE READING
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