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Mini-Quiz: Sensing in Slow Motion

by Ron Kurtus (revised 13 May 2001)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. Why do they show some action in movies in slow motion?

Because it really happens that slow

To save film

For dramatic effects

2. When does the slow motion effect usually occur?

In between the start and end of an accident

When an old person is having fun

When you recall an accident

3. Does the time really slow down?

It does to the person perceiving it

Everyone notices the slow-down

It depends on how serious the accident is

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Understanding Senses. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Resources and references

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Web sites

Brain Areas Critical To Human Time Sense Identified - From Daily University Science News

Theory of subjective time perception - From Halfbakery.com

Circadian fluctuation of time perception in healthy human subjects - From Accelerated Learning Online

Time - By Dr. Roy Mathew, Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical School

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