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Studium Generale | It's about Time | Time Flies Slowly - Hedderik van Rijn

When:Tu 20-10-2020 20:00 - 21:30
Where:Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Why does time fly when you’re immersed in a captivating novel, but when your train has a three minute delay, those minutes suddenly feel like hours? While all our everyday behaviour is driven by time, no other human trait seems to be more subjective and driven by context than our sense of time. But where “is” time in our brain? Neuroscientist Hedderik van Rijn will explain why we can easily sense the shortest hesitation in a conversation, but when it comes to estimating the duration of one hour, we get it wrong by tens of minutes. More Information