The Science Of Procrastination And How To Manage It

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“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.“ Mark Twain

Maria Popova, a Bulgarian writer and critic living in Brooklyn, New York and best known for one of my favorite blogs,, offers up a post about something near and dear to many of us, procrastination.  After all: “Only Robinson Crusoe has everything done by Friday.” (Author Unknown).

From AsapSCIENCE — who have previously brought us the scientific cure for hangovers, the neurobiology of orgasms, and how music enchants the brain — comes this illustrated explication of the science of procrastination and how to manage it, a fine addition to these five perspectives on procrastination. Among the proposed solutions is the Pomodoro technique, a time-management method similar to timeboxing that uses timed intervals of work and reward.

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