Procrastination is a perfect example of present bias, our hard-wired tendency to prioritize short-term needs ahead of long-term ones.

This. Also:

Put simply, procrastination is about being more focused on “the immediate urgency of managing negative moods” than getting on with the task, Dr. Sirois said.

As I write this, I’m procrastinating. (NYT paywall link)

Date posted: March 25, 2019 | Filed under life, shortlinks | Leave a Comment »

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