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The Nature of Procrastination 1 Running head : PROCRASTINATION The Nature of Procrastination

  title={The Nature of Procrastination 1 Running head : PROCRASTINATION The Nature of Procrastination},
  author={Piers Steel and Piers Steel},
Procrastination is prevalent and pernicious but not entirely understood, motivating this empirical and theoretical review. The review attempts to be exhaustive, drawing upon correlational, experimental, and qualitative findings. Summarizing 648 correlations, a meta-analysis of procrastination’s causes and effects reveals that neuroticism, rebelliousness, and sensationseeking show only a weak connection. Strong and consistent predictors of procrastination were task aversiveness, task delay, self… 

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