Thomas Ramey Watson

We lean forward when we ponder the future

“The phenomenon is a not-so-surprising aspect of a uniquely human trait.

The ability to subjectively travel through time, called chronesthesia, sets us apart from other animals, the researchers say.

And now their results suggest our perceptions of time are tightly coupled with space. . . .”

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Fascinating. Raises all sorts of questions.

I wonder if the ability to travel subjectively through time really is a uniquely human trait.

So many notions held as gospel in the past about our superiority to other animals have been laid to rest upon closer study.

I wouldn’t doubt that this doctrine will also be found false in the future.

We humans just aren’t that different, from what I’ve seen.

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