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The procrastination post…two months in the making.

As many people know, I had to take a brief posting hiatus recently as I dealt with an onslaught of work and prepared for my doctoral qualifying exam on September 10th.

As anyone with a calendar knows, that exam was two months ago.

Whoops.

I guess my not-so-well-kept secret is now officially out: Like many others, I can be a bit of a procrastinator. So, in the spirit of this break-the-hiatus post, it only seems appropriate to focus on the psychology underlying everyone’s favorite productivity plague — how do people naturally attempt to fight procrastination, and how well do these attempts really work?

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