Causality and the perception of time

Trends Cogn Sci. 2002 Aug 1;6(8):323-325. doi: 10.1016/s1364-6613(02)01945-9.

Abstract

Does our perception of when an event occurs depend on whether we caused it? A recent study suggests that when we perceive our actions to cause an event, it seems to occur earlier than if we did not cause it.