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It’s not just you, we’ve all lost our sense of time

Medium, March 18, 2021

March 18, 2021

It’s not just you, we’ve all lost our sense of time

Alison Holman, PhD, a psychologist and professor at the University of California Irvine, [School of Nursing], who has written about the public health implications of distorted time perception during the pandemic, says many of us are feeling this way because we are no longer “moving through time,” explaining that “as we stop moving through a life physically, psychologically time feels like it has stopped, too.” At the very same time, she added, time can feel like it has sped up because so much has happened in the US in the past year ….