Why does time seem to go faster as we get older?

If time flies when you're having fun, does that mean old people are constantly enjoying themselves?

5th February 2010
Why does time seem to go faster as we get older? (Getty)

Asked by: Joe Nadratowski, USA

Most people agree that the years seem to pass at an ever-accelerating rate. That’s because traditions, anniversaries and celebrations gradually accumulate and merge, so that the difference between each year and the previous one grows smaller and smaller.

 

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