Does time really go faster as you get older?

When you are young, the days seem to last forever.

But as our lives get busier, the feeling that life is passing you by becomes more and more prevalent.

"When we are young, we have a lot of firsts," psychologist Meredith Fuller toldĀ ABC Adelaide's Afternoons program.

"We have less time on the planet to anticipate it, so it feels like we are waiting a long time [for things to happen]."