of a trip that seems to last forever. However, the return trip, although exactly the
same amount of miles, seems to take less
time. Why? We are experiencing the trip
a second time and it seems more routine.
So if you want to slow the clock on a trip,
think about taking an alternative route.
1Why time flies . . . and how to slow it down.
ThinkQuest. Available at: http://www.
flies.htm. Accessed December 10, 2011.
2Gallagher N. Why does time feel like it goes so
fast as we get older? Quora. Available at:
Accessed December 10, 2011.
Jim Lipcamon is the outpatient imaging services
manager at East Cooper Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant,
SC and is editor-in-chief of radiology management.
He holds a bachelor of science degree in healthcare
management from Bellevue University. Jim may be
reached at James. Lipcamon@tenethealth.com.