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Why We Procrastinate — And How We Can Stop

For many people, procrastination is a strong urge that can derail even the simplest tasks. It’s tempting to put off writing a paper or paying bills or taking care of something important and instead check Facebook or turn on the television.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Carleton University psychology professor Tim Pychyl (@procrastwitate) about why procrastination is such a common problem, and how we can stop doing it.

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