Questions tagged [procrastination]

The conscious or subconscious delay of doing or facing a task or situation, to circumvent some degree of uncomfortability. Whether that uncomfortability be simple or profound, eg from boredom to deeply held anxiety.

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Avoidance Vs. Procrastination? Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and the go-no-go task

The left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (Ldlpfc) and the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmpfc) has been identified as having some positive functional correlation to procrastination. From what I ...
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Most successful techniques to cope with emotional aversiveness when faced with tasks outside comfort zone?

According to state-of-the-art Psychology research, what are the most successful techniques to cope with / overcome the emotional aversiveness experienced when one is faced with tasks outside one's ...
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"Wanting to do" without being "able to do"?

For those with disordered avoidance, a common theme is the inability to do something which is beneficial and, perhaps more importantly, even pleasurable. For those that study motivation, intrinsic ...
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Solving motivation issues caused by abuse

I remember something in psychology saying some people who are motivated by parent/guardian abuse in their past can have issues motivating themselves unless under pressure of a deadline or other ...