iProcrastinate PodcastAuthor: Procrastination Research Group
26 Mar 2017

iProcrastinate Podcast

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Why we procrastinate and what we can do about it.

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    Waiting for the Right Place and Right Time

    An interview with Shane Littrell of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga about his procrastination research. Shane helps us understand the complex interplay of person and situation that influence our procrastination.

    To learn more, see procrastination.ca

    The closing song is by singer, songwriter Matt Weidinger - check him out at mattweidinger.com


  • Posted on 01 Feb 2017

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    "Facebocrastination?" - Procrastination and Facebook

    An interview with Adrian Meier (Department of Communications, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany) about the predictors of using Facebook for procrastination and its effects on students' well-being.

    Here's a blog post on this topic, and below that is the reference to the published study.

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dont-delay/201608/facebocrastination-new-research-the-perils-facebook

    Research reference:

    Meier, A., Reinecke, L., & C.E. Meltzer (2016). “Facebocrastination”? Predictors of using Facebook for procrastination and its effects on students’ well-being. Computers in Human Behavior, 64, 65-76.

    Want to learn more about procrastination? procrastination.ca

    The closing song is by singer, songwriter Matt Weidinger - check him out at mattweidinger.com


  • Posted on 17 Aug 2016

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    Active Procrastination: Clarifying the Concept

    A chat with Shamarukh Chowdhury about her research on active procrastination. Together, we clarify the concept of procrastination and do a little "myth busting" around the concept of active procrastination; a concept that we call an oxymoron that may be better understood as two types of delay - it's not "procrastination" at all.

    Here's an earlier blog post on this topic, and below that are references to the original studies.

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dont-delay/200907/active-procrastination-thoughts-oxymorons

    Relevant research references:

    Chu, A. H. C., & Choi, J. N. (2005). Rethinking procrastination: positive effects of “active” procrastination behaviour on attitudes and performance. The Journal of Social Psychology, 145(3), 245-264.

    Choi, J. N., & Moran, S. V. (2009). Why not procrastinate? Development and validation of a new active procrastination scale. Journal of Social Psychology, 149 (2), 195-211.

    Want to learn more about procrastination? procrastination.ca

    The closing song is by singer, songwriter Matt Weidinger - check him out at mattweidinger.com


  • Posted on 15 Jul 2016

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    Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

    An interview with the psychologist Dr. Frédérick Dionne about Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. Frédérick references the following website for more information: Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.

    Want to learn more about procrastination? procrastination.ca

    The closing song is by singer, songwriter Matt Weidinger - check him out at mattweidinger.com


  • Posted on 02 Mar 2016

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    I don't feel like it! I don't want to!

    Some reflections on what to do when you don't feel like doing what you know you should be doing.

    Want to learn more about procrastination? procrastination.ca

    The closing song is by singer, songwriter Matt Weidinger - check him out at mattweidinger.com


  • Posted on 08 Jan 2016

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