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Exploring the Genetics of “I’ll Do It Tomorrow”

Procrastination and impulsivity are genetically linked, suggesting that the two traits stem from similar evolutionary origins related to our ability to pursue and juggle goals. ... More>

What’s the Value of a Dollar? It Depends on How You Perceive Numbers

When it comes to how we value money, not all dollars are created equal — rather, value depends on how exactly our internal representations of magnitude map onto symbolic numbers. ... More>

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Should Obesity Be a ‘Disease’?

Now! Later. No, right now! Maybe in a bit.

Procrastination and impulsivity are both bad habits. They cause problems in school, at work, in life. But psychologically, they would seem to have little in common. Impulsivity, after all, is […]... More>