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Farrukh Yakubov

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Does your perception of time change as you age?

As you get older, do you think same unit of time feels shorter, longer, or the same? i.e. How long/short does a day, a week, a month or a year feel now compared to when you were a kid.

This may be different for each individual. Regardless of where you stand, why do you think your perception of time does/does not change?

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    Feb 4 2014: It depends on how I am using my time but in general, time increments should seems shorter as people age. For example, when you are one, one year is your whole life. When you are fifty, one year is 1/50th of your life. This goes with all time increments. Also, it seems that our memory of time is much different than when we are actually perceiving it go by.

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