Consciousness and Cognition 38:198-204 (2015)

Sean Enda Power
University of Leeds (PhD)
Riemer’s recent paper on the perception of time discusses a neglected yet important topic in the psychological literature: the consequences for psychology (and psychophysics) from the ‘anisotropy’ of time. The paper presents an argument that there are unique kinds of challenges for psychophysics from such temporal anisotropy: (a) Challenges because the psychological experience of time has temporal anisotropy and the physical concept of time does not have temporal anisotropy. (b) Challenges for experimental research which are unique to temporal anisotropy. Although it is important to consider temporal anisotropy, I think there are reasons to deny the force of both kinds of challenges.
Keywords temporal anisotropy  time perception  psychophysics  time consciousness
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DOI 10.1016/j.concog.2015.11.008
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