Why do we procrastinate?

Joel Anderson

Tijd 23:00-23:25
Zaal KF Hein Foyer
  • Science
  • English

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? Together with philosopher Prof. Joel Anderson (Utrecht University), an expert on the theme, we’ll get to the root cause of procrastination.