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Procrastination Nation

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Procrastination Nation

Procrastination Nation

Procrastination Nation

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Mark Twain once said: "Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow." We sometimes delay tasks until the last minute, but is this a healthy habit or does it lead to needless stress?

Are You a Procrastinator?

Guests:

Tim Pychyl, professor of psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada

Bruce Tuckman, professor of education at Ohio State University

Amy Dickinson, author of the Chicago Tribune syndicated column "Ask Amy"