Brain Awareness Video Contest

Procrastination: I’ll Think of a Title Later

  • Published4 Sep 2019
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  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Picture a typical procrastinator and a few traits probably come to mind: lazy, indecisive, unmotivated. But neuroscience shows that’s not the case. Procrastination comes down to a battle between the brain’s emotion and decision-making systems, with emotion often claiming victory. 

This video won third place in the 2019 Brain Awareness Video Contest

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