Small Creatures May Live in Slow-Motion World

Small animals with high metabolism experience the world as if it were in slow motion, according to a new study.

According to a team of researchers from Trinity College Dublin, the University of Edinburgh and the University of St Andrews, an “animals’ ability to perceive time is linked to their pace of life.”

“Our results lend support to the importance of time perception in animals where the ability to perceive time on very small scales may be the difference between life and death for fast …

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