The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

The Possibilian

The New Yorker

Here’s a neuroscientist with a broken wristwatch, trying to make sense of our perception of time, tackling issues from why time seemingly slows down when people fear for their lives to whether drummers are different from ordinary humans.

From Weekly Filet #18, in August 2014.

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