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Procrastination as self‐regulation failure of performance: effects of cognitive load, self‐awareness, and time limits on ‘working best under pressure’
Effects of cognitive load, objective self‐awareness and time limits on the self‐regulation of performance speed and accuracy were investigated between procrastinators and non‐procrastinators. In
Psychometric validation of two Procrastination inventories for adults: Arousal and avoidance measures
Lay's (1986) General Procrastination (GP) and McCown and Johnson's (1989) Adult Inventory for Procrastination (AIP) measures were evaluated across two studies. In Study 1, both inventories were
Compulsive Procrastination: Some Self-Reported Characteristics
  • J. Ferrari
  • Psychology
    Psychological reports
  • 1 April 1991
Further research must provide evidence for persistent procrastination as a personality disorder that includes anxiety, avoidance, and a fear of evaluation of ability.
Reliability of Academic and Dispositional Measures of Procrastination
The reliabilities of the Procrastination Assessment Scale—Students and the General Procrastination Scale were examined. Scores (n = 116) on split-half comparisons (odd vs even items) from two
Procrastination as a Self-Handicap for Men and Women: A Task-Avoidance Strategy in a Laboratory Setting ☆
Abstract Procrastination (the lack of time spent practicing before an upcoming target task) may be conceptualized as a behavioral self-handicap. In two studies, participants (Study 1, 40 women and 19