Ornsteins Theory Of Time In his

account of the experience of the passage of time, the American psychologist Robert Orn-stein (1942- ) proposed that the subjective or phenomenal passing of time is primarily dependent on the amount of cognitive activity going on in a given physical time period, where - by counting the number of "cognitive markers" or individual mental events that occur - an approximate measure of experienced duration is possible. See also BLOCK'S CONTEXTUALISTIC MODEL OF TIME; FRAISSE'S THEORY OF TIME; GUYAU'S THEORY OF TIME; TIME, THEORIES OF. REFERENCE

Ornstein, R. (1969). On the experience of time. Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin Books.

ORTGEIST THEORY. See NATURALISTIC THEORY OF HISTORY.

ORTHOGENETIC PRINCIPLE. See PERCEPTION (I. GENERAL), THEORIES OF.

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