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New research by published in the journal Psychological Science shows that awe-inspiring moments can literally make time seem to stand still, or at least slow down. That feeling improves our mental health since many people often feel time-deprived in this modernized world.

Studies showed that experiencing awe made people feel they had more time in their lives. And that, the researchers suggest, can make us nicer to each other.

(via Discovery News and Press Association)