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A nudge to beat procrastination


🟣 Neuroscience regularly explores how procrastination works and the best ways to OVERCOME RESISTANCE to taking action. A recent article shows the impact of the “to do” deadline on the action itself. It appears that a short deadline or the absence of deadline are two situations much more favorable to the PASSING TO THE ACT than a long deadline. In my view, this result opens up fascinating prospects for concrete applications for MANAGEMENT.

🟣 What do you think of my analysis? I would be happy to discuss this with you…

🟣 To learn more, I invite you to read the article by Stephen Knowles et al., University of Otago, “Procrastination and the non-monotonic effect of deadlines on task completion”, in Economic Inquiry (paid article).