Procrastinators Unite! Well, maybe tomorrow....

Cathy Arnst

It's that time of year when we are busy delaying the start of all those New Year's resolutions we made with the best of intentions. If one of your resolutions is to stop proscratinating, wait a bit, and read this study on proscrastination instead, from the University of Calgary. Seems Dr. Piers Steel, "the world's foremost expert on the subject of putting off until tomorrow what should be done today," has come up with a mathematical equation that explains procrastination, dubbed the Temporal Motivational Theory.

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