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Time Perception

Episode 6 of 10

Mike Williams asks: Why do we perceive time differently at different times and in different circumstances?

Mike Williams asks why some weeks just fly by but sometimes minutes can seem like hours? Why do we perceive time differently in different circumstances? Mike talks to Pakistani writer and broadcaster Raza Rumi, Claudia Hammond, author of "Time Warped" and John McCarthy, a British journalist taken hostage in Lebanon in 1986.

Presenter:Mike Williams
Producer:Bob Howard
Editor; Andrew Smith

First broadcast on the BBC World Service.

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12 minutes