Does Time Perception Change As You Get Older?

Have you ever wondered why life seems to pass more quickly as you get older? [Hey, old-timers, I’m talking about us!] Each year seems to go by faster and faster (“Didn’t I just do the taxes a few months ago?!?”).

You remember in vivid detail your childhood Christmases, but now they rush by year after year without making much of an impression. What’s going on?