Are There Positive Effects of Procrastination?

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Regardless of one’s field or type of employment, everyone is guilty of procrastinating at one time or another. Procrastination almost has the status of a four-letter word, which makes it hard to argue that there are positives to putting off work or obligations indefinitely. But is it possible there could be cognitive benefits to putting off until tomorrow what could be done today?

Could Procrastination Feed Productivity?

In an article for BBC Worklife, Loizos Heracleous and David Robson write that psychologists have found strong evidence that creativity can thrive after a period of “incubation” during which one focuses

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