Study finds that low-quality sleep can lead to procrastination, especially among people who naturally struggle with self-regulation

  New research which was recently published in Frontiers in Psychology¬†provides important insights regarding the connection between sleep quality and the tendency to procrastinate. Prior studies have shown that procrastination occurs as a result of a low capacity for self-regulation. Essentially, this means that people procrastinate because they are¬†unable to properly control their behavior, which …

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Brain-scan study finds that procrastination can occur due to difficulties in valuing outcomes or associating outcomes with tasks

  New research which was recently published in Human Brain Mapping sheds light on some neural mechanisms that are associated with people’s tendency to procrastinate. Prior research on procrastination has shown that people are less likely to procrastinate on a task when they associate it with a high-value incentive. Simply put, the more rewarding people …

Read moreBrain-scan study finds that procrastination can occur due to difficulties in valuing outcomes or associating outcomes with tasks