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Opening Pandora's Box: The Procrastination Risk for "Optimistic Improvisers"

We make different types of intentions. Some of us plan in great detail. Others leave their options open, but at the risk of opening something else as well . . . the Pandora's Box of deliberation and the potential for procrastination. Read More

Two types of planners

What if you're both but can't put them in the right context?

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Timothy A. Pychyl, Ph.D., is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, where he specializes in the study of procrastination.


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