“Question: What is a procrastinator’s busiest day? Answer: Tomorrow.”
At one point or another in life, despite our good intentions, we all face procrastination. This voluntary act of constantly postponing a task has been around since the beginning of civilization and most people know the feeling of pulling an all-nighter to finish a piece of work due the next day.
Maybe you are even procrastinating right now while reading this article (but that’s okay, we are happy to have your attention ;-) ).The reasons behind procrastination
To understand the science behind procrastination, it helps to think about the self. Reality is, when a person procrastinates, they think about their present self and their future self. The present self is the one faced with the task but a procrastinator attributes the said task to the future self because of its non-urgency.