Foreword by Timothy A. Pychyl, PhD Acknowledgments. 1 Everyone Procrastinates, but Not Everyone Is a Procrastinator. 2 "I'm Better Under Pressure": The Arousal Procrastinator Myth. 3 Indecision: Decisional Procrastination. 4 Why Self-Regulation Fails: How You're Your Own Worst Enemy. 5 Perfection is Pure Fiction. 6 Does Technology Make It Easier to Procrastinate? 7 Why the Time of Day and the Tasks That Need to Be Done Matter to Procrastinators. 8 The Three R's of Procrastination: Reactance, Revenge, and Regret. 9 Social Support: Getting By with a Little Help from My Friends? 10 Academic Procrastination: Why Students Delay, and How It the Rest of Their Lives. 11 Procrastination at Work. 12 Procrastination and Personality Styles. Conclusion: Where Do You Go Next-and Can You Get There from Here? References. Index.
JOSEPH R. FERRARI, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor of psychology at DePaul University and the American Psychological Association's main resource on procrastination. Dr. Ferrari has been featured on ABC News and Good Morning America as well as on NPR, BBC, CBS, and NBC radio. He has been interviewed in publications such as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, Crain's New York Business, Redbook, Parenting, Good Housekeeping, Elle, Vogue, Money, Men's Health, Scientific American, and Psychology Today.
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