Edition 8

Sylvie Droit-Volet on what we can learn about the biological and cognitive basis of time from the way children judge duration

During the decades following Piaget’s work, it was believed that correct judgements of durations require sophisticated reasoning abilities that emerge at about eight years of age. However, recent...

Catherine Loveday and Jon Sutton talk to John Wearden

Why does a watched pot never boil, or time fly when you’re having fun? Dan Zakay has some answers

Time shapes human life and behaviour. Physical events proceed according to objective time and biological cycles are controlled by internal pacemakers, but psychological time – how humans...

Mark Sergeant on sex and zombie cannibals; Jon Sutton on science journalism; and the latest prime cuts.

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Head of Forensic Psychology at Roseberry Park Hospital, Middlesbrough. Includes online-only answers.

C. James Goodwin recounts the 1920 visit of an American psychologist to Great Britain

In this online-only contribution to the special issue, Clare Allelly describes the surprising impact of facial expressions and food on judgements of time