Skip to the content

The missing dimension: The relevance of people's conception of time

Norgate, SH, Davies, N, Speed, C, Cherrett, T and Dickinson, J 'The missing dimension: The relevance of people's conception of time' , Behavioral and Brain Sciences . (In Press)

Download (63kB) | Preview
[img] Microsoft Word
Download (53kB)


While a timely conceptual innovation for the digital age, the “map” proposed by Bentley et al. would benefit from strengthening through the inclusion of a perspective from non clock time perspective. In this way, there could be new hypotheses coined which could be applied and tested relevant to more diverse societies, cultures and individuals.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Health and Wellbeing
Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Journal or Publication Title: Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0140-525X
Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: SH Norgate
Date Deposited: 30 May 2013 16:02
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2015 00:05
References: Avnet, T., & Sellier, A.-L. (2011). Clock time vs. event time: Temporal culture or self-regulation? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 665-667. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2011.01.006 Dake, K. (1991) Orienting dispositions in the perception of risk: An analysis of contemporary worldviews and cultural biases. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 22, 61-82. Güss, C.D. & Dörner, D. (2011). Cultural differences in dynamic decision-making strategies in a non-linear, time-delayed task. Cognitive Systems Research, 12, 365-376. doi: 10.1016/j.cogsys.2010.12.003 Hall, E.T. (1959). The Silent Language. Garden City, New York: Doubleday. Levine, R. (1997). A geography of time: The temporal misadventures of a social psychologist. Or how every culture keeps time just a little bit differently. New York: Basic Books. Lindquist, J.D., & Kaufman-Scarborough, C.J. (2007). The Polychronic-Monochronic Tendency Model: PMTS scale development and validation. Time and Society, 16(2/3), 269-301. doi: 10.1177/0961463X07080270 MMG (Miniwatts Marketing Group) (2013). Asia Internet Use, Population Data and Facebook Statistics [Online] Available from: [Accessed 29th April 2013] Sixth Sense Transport (2013) Available from:[Accessed 29th April 2013] Tsuji, Y. (2006). Railway Time and Rubber Time: The paradox in the Japanese conception of time. Time and Society. 15, 2/3, 177-195. doi: 10.1177/0961463X06066950 Zerubavel, E. (1982). The standardization of time: A sociohistorical perspective. The American Journal of Sociology, 88(1), 1-23.

Actions (login required)

Edit record (repository staff only) Edit record (repository staff only)


Downloads per month over past year