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Key Vocabulary

Postponement
Aplazamiento
Procrastination
Procrastinación
Impulsivity
Impulsividad
Self-control
Autocontrol
Limbic system
Sistema límbico

The Science Behind Procrastination; Part I

Why do we procrastinate? Read this story and find out what science has to say about it.

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The Science Behind Procrastination; Part I

Why do we procrastinate? Read this story and find out what science has to say about it.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

You’re at your desk with a pile of work to do.
You open a document and wonder if fixing yourself a cup of coffee would help you focus. Suddenly, you remember that you need to buy a coffee maker, and in a blink of an eye, you’re searching for the best deals online.

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