Illusions of Time

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1896 snowball fight:
Prospective and retrospective timing:
ISOLATION - Mind Field:
(every episode of Mind Field is free to watch on FIboth!)
speed of time as we age:
FELT TIME by Marc Wittmann:
"Age effects in perception of time":
WaitButWhy article about The Lion King:
Barbara Walters for scale subreddit:
Barbara Walter world history image:
Examples of facts that challenge our chronological illusions:
My "Narrow Slice" video:
construal level theory:
Pipe Dream" -
Early smile image:
2:30am at a 7-11 near Disney World - 1987:
Great subreddit for candid video:
New York City in 1993 in HD - DTheater DVHS Demo Tape:
"Historical consciousness: the enigma of different paradigms":
Zachary Sayre Schiffman's THE BIRTH OF THE PAST:
History of twitter UI:
Effect of roads:
Talking With Attenborough Vsauce video:
archive footage from and shutterstock
MRI clips are of my brain as taken by the Stark lab featured in this Mind field episode:
--MUSIC (in order of first appearance)--
"glitch" audionetwork
"sweet revival" audionetwork
"passage of time" audionetwork
"desert witch" audionetwork
"facing south" audionetwork
"broadway dawn" audionetwork
"final breath" audionetwork
"tribeca" audionetwork
"carlin dream" Jake Chudnow
"martinique" audionetwork
"lazy daze" audionetwork
"imaginary sun w less voices" Jake Chudnow
"why so blue" audionetwork
"for leah" Jake Chudnow
"shona" Jake Chudnow
"moon men" Jake Chudnow
"crypt" audionetwork
"eclectica" audionetwork
"banjo ascension" audionetwork
"heat and dust" audionetwork
"twisted trip" audionetwork

  • My brain 🧠 you’ve been sitting on this windowsill for ten years my friend actually it’s been five minutes me slowly gos mad Me how long has is been my friend still only 5 minutes

    Perfect bot GregPerfect bot Greg4 minuuttia sitten
  • Then, is it worthwhile to not waste time that we wish would pass faster?

    Matthew MorycinskiMatthew Morycinski5 minuuttia sitten
  • great vid michael

    2five32five37 minuuttia sitten
  • °_° Oh you shaved Yes

    Señor HilterSeñor Hilter10 minuuttia sitten
  • Yay, another video I will never understand.

    ModedSurvivalModedSurvival13 minuuttia sitten
  • Vsauce: gets silent Me: HERE IT COMES

    AnthorAnthor26 minuuttia sitten
  • yooooo wtf I miss ur face this is trippy as aways

    blank Fa8getblank Fa8get27 minuuttia sitten
  • thrown away

    Ronald PicadoRonald Picado33 minuuttia sitten
  • Please add subtitles 🙏

    Sadeddin MUŞSadeddin MUŞ39 minuuttia sitten
  • @12:42 I spy a typo in the illustration :)

    Jason WangJason Wang45 minuuttia sitten
  • Michael is insane for talking for so long about so many facts without reading a script. Its so impressive.

    IGalactic HeroIIGalactic HeroI47 minuuttia sitten
  • Haha good joke now put the beard back on

    Colby SmithColby Smith50 minuuttia sitten
  • Whenever I think of college, freshman year feels like a huge amount of time, but sophomore year feels like a literal second. Guess I know why now

    Cole FeslerCole Fesler51 minuutti sitten
  • Well if time is an illusion then I might be watching this in 2011

    MEX wonMEX won56 minuuttia sitten
  • I swear you keep talking about things I care about but my friends dont care about

    ƵiRroƵiRro57 minuuttia sitten
  • I swear frozen came out 3 years ago not 8 😭

    ƵiRroƵiRroTunti sitten
  • Omg vsuace is upload a videooo

    FlightSimMovieFlightSimMovieTunti sitten
  • My my. This channel is for SURE The best channel on the internet. At least over the ones in inglish. Thank you now and ever.

    Raphael Brás FerreiraRaphael Brás FerreiraTunti sitten
  • your videos never fail to throw my mind for a loop multiple times, always love em 👌

    OscarGonzoJimOscarGonzoJimTunti sitten
  • I have no idea what this guy talks in every video, but its still fun and entertaining somehow

    driudriuTunti sitten
  • michael, roughly two and a half minutes into the video: how long do you think this video has been playing for? me: at least 7 minutes

    Anna RowerAnna RowerTunti sitten
    • yo also why did he change his shirt so many times throughout the video

      Anna RowerAnna RowerTunti sitten
  • Based and Tedpilled

    Joe PowerhouseJoe PowerhouseTunti sitten
  • You know, he probably stopped uploading for like a month because he was growing his beard back

    LeafyLeafyTunti sitten
  • You know, he probably stopped uploading for like a month because he was growing his beard back

    LeafyLeafyTunti sitten
  • You know, he probably stopped uploading for like a month because he was growing his beard back

    LeafyLeafyTunti sitten
  • You know, he probably stopped uploading for like a month because he was growing his beard back

    LeafyLeafyTunti sitten
  • You know, he probably stopped uploading for like a month because he was growing his beard back

    LeafyLeafyTunti sitten
  • The editor put some lfd2 ass music at the end of this video to fuck with us.

    bezerkdonkybezerkdonkyTunti sitten
  • i guessed 2 minutes and 30 seconds and it was 2 minutes and 28 seconds. spooky

    GeeWhizGeeWhizTunti sitten
  • wtf is this beardless michael???

    Max PricefieldMax Pricefield2 tuntia sitten
  • Who came here in 2021? Only us old folks?

    Christopher MurtaghChristopher Murtagh2 tuntia sitten
  • Awesome shirt from ~6:45-12:32. Where can I get one?

    ShmulfShmulf2 tuntia sitten
  • Very funny you included the 7/11 video. That thing popped up in my recommended a couple weeks back and was the most wholesome thing I've seen in a long time.

    Samuel GomezSamuel Gomez2 tuntia sitten
  • I only liked this because you put mmmmbop on there. Hanson was my first concert 😭❤️🙌🏻

    OpticsgirlOpticsgirl2 tuntia sitten
  • U will never be as young as u were when u first started reading this comment.

    Silent MajoritySilent Majority2 tuntia sitten
  • Ever notice that about every 10-15 years the styling of cars, electronics and various other manufactured products transitions from bubbly and colorful to boxy and minimalistic?

    Nocturnal RSNocturnal RS2 tuntia sitten
  • I wish i could be as organized and thorough with my thoughts like you man. You help me utilize my intelligence through my ADHD, which doesnt make me dumb, but more scattered then usual

    chris millerchris miller2 tuntia sitten
  • I Stan Vsauce

    Sarah BSarah B2 tuntia sitten
  • that non beard micheal has me fucked up

    Mattt FrancoeurMattt Francoeur2 tuntia sitten
  • Cannot believe 30 minutes just passed 🤦🏽‍♂️

    Darrien ParrisDarrien Parris2 tuntia sitten
  • The smiling unit tentatively shop because competitor aetiologically flower towards a aspiring carpenter. steep, nutty window

    ameer kofahiameer kofahi2 tuntia sitten
  • Who's here from the future? Oh yeah, there is no future. Sorry guys.

    Username TakenUsername Taken2 tuntia sitten
  • Cool time fact, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were born in the same year, also the same year Jimmy Carter married his wife, 1946. At the time of writing this comment, all three of these men are still alive.

    Noah ShackelfordNoah Shackelford2 tuntia sitten
  • 16:16 im jus a side character in his movie

    Big LoserBig Loser2 tuntia sitten
  • me rationalizing staying at work for the overtime @3:00

    djweedsmokedjweedsmoke3 tuntia sitten
  • This video is the perfect sequel to Juvenoia and Our Narrow Slice.

    Oli SOli S3 tuntia sitten
  • My dudeeee, i feel thay ayhuasca experience inspiration in this, did u good

    ThurokOfficialThurokOfficial3 tuntia sitten
  • Mmm bop... really Mike....

    J ?J ?3 tuntia sitten
  • Ha it’s like that sneako video

    Aaron BagwellAaron Bagwell3 tuntia sitten
  • Did vsauce just INVENT a few new theories about how we conceptualize time? Unreal!

    Freedman TradingFreedman Trading3 tuntia sitten
  • 🤔

    LateLate3 tuntia sitten
  • Bruh, when he asked to guess how much time passed in the video, I guessed 2:33. When I checked it was literally at 2:32.

    Dylan StellyDylan Stelly3 tuntia sitten
  • I can't imagine how much trouble it was to record all of this-- amazing work.

    AnteriorGrain9AnteriorGrain93 tuntia sitten
  • 21:19 was waiting for that

    Josh CJosh C3 tuntia sitten
  • Depresion be like 16:49

    Alexis GonzálezAlexis González3 tuntia sitten
  • "We cant remember everything that happened..." have you met my wife?

    Brian PlescovichBrian Plescovich3 tuntia sitten
  • isn't he the best youtuber?

    Gonza GerlaGonza Gerla3 tuntia sitten
  • FIboth forcing us to watch full ads now, well they definitely think wasting time is an illusion

    JahedJahed3 tuntia sitten
  • What a fantastic video Michael wow thank you

    Micah GodseyMicah Godsey3 tuntia sitten
  • Glad to see you again Michael!

    EdEd3 tuntia sitten
  • can you make a video about the universe space and time

    Let's_rock10Let's_rock104 tuntia sitten
  • I literally cannot believe that Michael actually shaved his beard for a video.

    KarmaStarKarmaStar4 tuntia sitten
  • Anyone know the name of the song at 18:00?

    Daniel FeyDaniel Fey4 tuntia sitten
  • As usual a good use of time.

    Lewis DayLewis Day4 tuntia sitten
  • Did anybody else feel like this went by quicker than 30 minutes?

    Ben RennerBen Renner4 tuntia sitten
  • Watched at 3 am and now my brain hurts.

    OdWeeGeeOdWeeGee4 tuntia sitten
  • 21:42 that's techmoans secondary channel!

    Ben RennerBen Renner4 tuntia sitten
  • Now you act yourself the million dollar question if vampires was real and you have a chance to become a vampire would you or would you not become

    Growing PublicGrowing Public4 tuntia sitten
  • Who’s watching in 2024?

    Erik_The_EpikErik_The_Epik4 tuntia sitten
  • 4.5 million schools watched this video

    Jefferson Debruin-DavisJefferson Debruin-Davis4 tuntia sitten
  • this one was kinda depressing

    Chris HutsonChris Hutson4 tuntia sitten
  • Wow

    Kermit MuppetKermit Muppet4 tuntia sitten
  • wait what I thought we lost the beard wait we did but he..WHAT Nvm NEVER SHAVE THAT BEARD you could be the only wise person with a long beard

    IMonthe_XXX HOOKIMonthe_XXX HOOK4 tuntia sitten
  • Shaved Vsauce is so cursed.

    Sebastian the WeebSebastian the Weeb5 tuntia sitten
  • Time is an illusion, and so is death.

    jenna popejenna pope5 tuntia sitten
  • Breh, ok chill...

    DNøTSDNøTS5 tuntia sitten
  • Vsauce I am the unknown.

    The UnknownThe Unknown5 tuntia sitten
  • He dipped for a year, so he can shave his beard and wait for it to grow, just to make this video

    EmerexEmerex5 tuntia sitten
  • My god... I love watching these mind-opening video's late at night

    Jakke De SmetJakke De Smet5 tuntia sitten
  • We have the same bday :)

    Hayden PnHayden Pn5 tuntia sitten
  • If humans are actually living in a simulation run by aliens, Michael will be the first to figure it out

    bluzigobluzigo5 tuntia sitten
  • It's 3 am here we go

    Cardboard HeroCardboard Hero5 tuntia sitten
  • anyone watching this 2021?

    c hc h5 tuntia sitten
  • OMG you were born in 1986? I always assumed you were maybe a few years older than me but its the other way around.

    Chris HutsonChris Hutson5 tuntia sitten
  • Michael is just brilliant!

    c hc h5 tuntia sitten
  • sometimes i go weird with eyes i see 2 people when its only 1 why is this?

    RITZRITZ5 tuntia sitten
  • Hmm I’m not buying this whole time thing, seems like an illusion to me

    LimitlessLimitless5 tuntia sitten
  • is a year 12 months or longer?

    RITZRITZ5 tuntia sitten
  • From now on when you don’t say “see you next time” I’m gonna automatically assume you’ve quit FIboth

    Chris GibsonChris Gibson5 tuntia sitten
  • he finally did it. i have no idea what hes talking about

    ph8tonph8ton5 tuntia sitten
  • So glad to see you back!

    Jorge Grau de CorralJorge Grau de Corral6 tuntia sitten
  • Its about time you made this video. 👏👏👏

    Travis LoukasTravis Loukas6 tuntia sitten
  • I decided to visit Vsauce because it randomly crossed my mind. I didn’t know if uploads were still somewhat consistent so I decided to join, and I saw the upload was only a day ago. “Cool” I thought, but I was surprised to find all the comments were saying he was gone for a long time. I literally came at the perfect time

    bluzigobluzigo6 tuntia sitten
  • This made me sad and depressed but I'm also glad I watched it.

    chauncey hulbertchauncey hulbert6 tuntia sitten
  • My mind is actually blown, I don't know how you keep making better videos year after year. And yeah the first time I saw videos of my parents, while being older than them, was weeeird

    TheCarPassionChannelTheCarPassionChannel6 tuntia sitten
    • Hey ya

      DeclaDecla5 tuntia sitten
    • Congratulations on 113k subscribers I have now 1.31k subscribers (:^( 😅

      O1S YTO1S YT5 tuntia sitten
    • first reply

      RobFlexzRobFlexz6 tuntia sitten
  • Egg

    ThatBulgarianThatBulgarian6 tuntia sitten
  • Pipe dream! I remember that, RIP Animusic.

    SlyHikari03SlyHikari036 tuntia sitten
  • Brilliant, thank you.

    munclemusicmunclemusic6 tuntia sitten
  • You're definitely a beard guy.

    Bob smithBob smith6 tuntia sitten
  • Can you get "too happy" ??? Idk its just a thought i mean if you have a PERFECT life like more than normal perfect i dont know its just s thought

    abdullah Tariqabdullah Tariq6 tuntia sitten