Behavioral Genetics

Los Angeles Times: New research suggests the Internal Revenue Service should expand the list of acceptable explanations for procrastinators’ yearly extension requests and late tax filings. Two possibilities: “I was born this way” and “failure to evolve.” Procrastination, suggests a new study, is an evolved trait that likely served humans More

PBS: Procrastination is in your genes, according to a study from researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder. “Everyone procrastinates at least sometimes,” explains psychological scientist and study author Daniel Gustavson in the journal Psychological Science. “We wanted to explore why some people procrastinate more than others and why More