Last updated 1/10/2021 at 11:21am
Over the course of my life, I have heard many people say something along the lines of "time flies." The older I get, the faster time does seem to "fly by." For the sake of my young readers, I am not speaking literally. Why does that seem to be true? In pondering the idea of the perceived speed of 'time', I remember two of the responses people gave me to an implied rhetorical question: "We acquire more responsibilities, the older we get," and "We realize how much time we have already accumulated in a particular situation".
Assuming a person gets 7 hours and 20 minutes of sleep each night,...