19 May 2009

Illusion of Time & Space

Here is an NPR story on the fact that our experience of a sensory world is unified into a coherent temporal unity (a singular time line and a consistent space) despite the fact that the raw data is streaming in across different time scales and from many different sources spread out across the space of our bodies.

The Secret Advantage Of Being Short on Krulwich On Science by Robert Krulwich

Here's a detailed article from The Edge about our illusion of time.

And another video on the perception of time:
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