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Internal Clock? New Study Shows We Have Two

Emily Howard

We know we have an internal clock that shoots us awake when we've overslept, or gives us that hunching feeling our highway exit is approaching, but new research shows we actually have not one, but two. A study from neuroscientists at UC Irvine indicates that we actually have two internal clocks that keep track of different passages of time, such as the difference between 1 and 1.5 minutes, or 3 and 12 minutes.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This is amazing. I wonder if it's possible for people to not have the second clock? If so, I think I'm guilty.

    • Alexander Rose

      Both of my clocks definitely need to be tuned up.