Atten Percept Psychophys 2022 Apr 18;84(3):926-942. Epub 2022 Mar 18.
Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, 02912, USA.
Considerable research has shown that the perception of time can be distorted subjectively, but little empirical work has examined what factors affect time perception in film, a naturalistic multimodal stimulus. Here, we explore the effect of sensory modality, arousal, and valence on how participants estimate durations in film. Using behavioral ratings combined with pupillometry in a within-participants design, we analyzed responses to and duration estimates of film clips in three experimental conditions: audiovisual (containing music and sound effects), visual (without music and sound effects), and auditory (music and sound effects without a visual scene). Read More