Essays about: "Procrastination"

Found 5 essays containing the word Procrastination.

  1. 1. Procrastination, grit and self-efficacy for self-regulation: : A correlational study in a student sample

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för psykologi (PSY)

    Author : Peder Wejkum; [2018]
    Keywords : Procrastination; grit; self-efficacy for self-regulation; Prokrastinering; grit; self-efficacy for self-regulation;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: Procrastination or the tendency to delay various actions despite knowing that this delay will likely bring negative consequences, is a widespread phenomenon. It has been found to be especially common among college students and has been linked to various negative outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Structural and individual obstacles in delayed institutional adaptation and implementation of environmental policies : environmental procrastination : save the world another day

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Peer Klüssendorf; [2014]
    Keywords : environmental psychology; transition theory; climate change; sustainability science; political inaction; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : While evidence for man-made Climate Change has continuously increased, we witness insufficient changes in governmental policies. In many countries, even popular support for Green parties has decreased. This phenomenon reminds on an individual level of the psychological concept of procrastination. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Determinants of Micro Saving

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Cecilia Kahn; [2013]
    Keywords : Micro Saving; Behavior; Hyperbolic Time Preference; Temptation; Risk Aversion; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : It is more difficult for the poor to save money than for the wealthy. The poor have no institutions to help them such as state pensions and they are left to fight their personal short comings themselves. One consequence is that the poor save under their ability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living SMART : an Internet course for adults with ADHD

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Birger Moëll; [2013]
    Keywords : ADHD; Internet delivered treatment for ADHD; Online CBT; Online treatment; Smartphone treatment for ADHD; Smartphone treatment; Inattention; Hyperactivity; Impulsivity; Procrastination; Organizational skills; Online calendar; Smartphone calendar; To-do-lists; N-back memory training; White noise;

    Abstract : ADHD affects executive functions and pharmacological treatment is the most common intervention. Medication is ineffective for some and psychosocial interventions are scarcely available. CBT that teaches organizational skills for managing ADHD-symptoms has shown promising results. READ MORE

  5. 5. Well begun is half done - A study about procrastination

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Erik Jontell; Viktor Schönning; [2012]
    Keywords : Hyperbolic discounting; Exponential discounting; Start-up cost; Intertemporal choice; Procrastination;

    Abstract : While a considerable amount of research has been made on the discounting of future rewards, this thesis seeks to improve our knowledge of how people discount arduous tasks. Reward discounting has traditionally been modeled geometrically with the discounted utility model but has lately come into question by scientist favoring the hyperbolic model. READ MORE