# Time seems to pass faster when you are old than it did when you were young. Assume that the length a particular period of time seems to be inversely proportional to your age.At your present age, a day seems like a day, a week seems like a week, and so fortha)How long will a wek seem to be when you are twice as old as you are now?b)How long did a week seem to be when you were a tenth as old as you are now?c)A mother 36 years old says to her 3 year old child dont get your toys out you have only 5 minutes to play. Based on your model and in terms of the mother's time scale, how long does that 5 minutes seem to be to the child? Does this result suggest a reason for some types of parent-child conflicts?

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by sweetysiri92

2014-09-17T00:03:40+05:30

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Let the Apparent period of time = T at age Age
T can be a week or a day or one hour or 1 year.
Given t is inversely proportional to age.

When a 3 year old child accompanies her/his mother (36 yrs) to a market or friends house, the mother spends 5 minutes conversing with her friend.  That duration seems to be as long as 1 hour to the child.  So the child gets annoyed and bored.

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