Put This Off

11:30 AM -- This from today's Science Blog:

    A University of Calgary professor in the Haskayne School of Business has recently published his magnum opus on the subject of procrastination – and it's only taken him 10 years.
    Joking aside, Dr. Piers Steel is probably the world's foremost expert on the subject of putting off until tomorrow what should be done today. His comprehensive analysis of procrastination research, published in the recent edition of the American Psychological Association's Psychological Bulletin, presents some surprising conclusions on the subject, such as:

    * Most people's New Year's resolutions are doomed to failure

    * Most self-help books have it completely wrong...
Stop! I can't handle any more surprising conclusions!

    Steel concludes: "Continued research into procrastination should not be delayed..."
More on this later...

— Larry, Attack Monkey, Light Reading

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