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Oct 13, 2010

"Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side." --The Talmud

The Secret Powers of Time

Time just passes by, regardless of how we feel about it... right? Not according to Philip Zimbardo. He's been studying how people think of time for decades and has some amazing findings. For instance, did you know your cultural background could determine how fast you walk? Or that children's use of technology makes class pass by more slowly? Here's an animated look at how our time-orientation shapes our families, careers, and happiness. "Many of life's puzzles can be solved by simply understanding our own time perspective and that of others," he states.

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