The psychology of time and causality


Marc Buehner

School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Tower Building, 70 Park Place, CF10 3AT Cardiff, UK.


Euresis Journal, volume 7 (2014), pages 3-10

In this paper I present a brief overview of the relationship between time and causality in human experience. More specifically, I will outline that humans use temporal contiguity as a cue towards causality, and that in turn impressions of causality can shape perceptions of what is contiguous.