Why do we procrastinate?

You know it’s a bad idea to delay, yet you do it anyway.

Editie 2022
Duur 25 minuten

If you’ve ever put off an important task, like doing your taxes, by cleaning your kitchen - that’s procrastination. You know it’s a bad idea to delay, yet you do it anyway. Why do we engage in behavior that has such obvious negative consequences? And what can we do about it? Listen to a conversation with Professor Joel Anderson, philosopher at Utrecht University. 

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