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Research Article

Does Time Really Slow Down during a Frightening Event?

  • Chess Stetson,

    Affiliations: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Matthew P. Fiesta,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • David M. Eagleman mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: eagleman@bcm.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: December 12, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001295

About the Authors

Chess Stetson
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America
Chess Stetson, Matthew P. Fiesta
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America
David M. Eagleman
Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
David M. Eagleman
Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: eagleman@bcm.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DE CS. Performed the experiments: DE CS. Analyzed the data: DE CS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CS MF. Wrote the paper: DE CS.