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More Procrastination

This time, a long New Yorker article reviewing The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination.

This is the perplexing thing about procrastination: although it seems to involve avoiding unpleasant tasks, indulging in it generally doesn’t make people happy. In one study, sixty-five per cent of students surveyed before they started working on a term paper said they would like to avoid procrastinating: they knew both that they wouldn’t do the work on time and that the delay would make them unhappy.

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW