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Why Do We Procrastinate?

You know that thing you’ve been putting off for awhile, that could probably be done now but instead not doing ’cause it doesn’t sound like fun’ right now? Well here’s an explanation as to why you probably feel that way.

So stop procrastinating and get back to work!

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Sources:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kate_Eskine/publication/49641657_Academic_procrastination_in_college_students_the_role_of_self-reported_executive_function/links/5413057e0cf2bb7347db1857.pdf
http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/exploring-the-genetics-of-ill-do-it-tomorrow.html
http://pss.sagepub.com/content/25/6/1178
http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2010/04/procrastination.aspx
http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2013/april-13/why-wait-the-science-behind-procrastination.html
http://www.wsj.com/articles/to-stop-procrastinating-start-by-understanding-whats-really-going-on-1441043167
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10865-015-9629-2
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886915003840
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http://developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/executive-function/
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hesiod#/media/File:Seneca.JPG

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