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Get It Over With: People Choose More Difficult Tasks to Get Jobs Done More Quickly

Most of us are well-acquainted with procrastination, but new research suggests that “pre-crastination”—hurrying to complete a task as soon as possible—may also be a common phenomenon. ... More>


You Feel Closer to Your Destination Even When You’re Not


Your Brain Has No Idea Where It’s Going


Uncovering a New Angle on Mental Distance

Why does the second hour of a journey seem shorter than the first? Research suggests that the answer lies in how we’re physically oriented in space. ... More>