Instructional Video

An Exercise in Time Perception

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Some experiences can feel very brief or excruciatingly interminable. How is it that we come to miscalculate time so easily? Our perception of time is heavily influenced by the number of memories and data we record in our brains. Learn more about this process and encourage your learners to actively pursue new experiences in order to perceive a longer life!

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CCSS: Adaptable
  • Class members have a brief opportunity to get out of their seats and move around while watching the video
  • Explains scientific reasoning behind theories of time perception
  • Opportunity to flip the video: create your own multiple choice and/or open answer questions to check for understanding, add additional resources, or create a discussion question for an online open forum (requires free online registration)
  • Video will prompt viewers to get out of their chairs and jump up and down, so make sure to prepare your class accordingly
Common Core