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The Science Of Dallying

The Science Of Dallying

By Steve Robinson

Procrastination. A terrible condition that reportedly affects as much as 20% of the general population, leaving even the most intelligent minds lost in a world of doodling, email-checking and day-dreaming. However, there is light at the end of the meandering tunnel.

A Canadian professor has recently published a paper analysing procrastination to a scientific degree and even returning a formula to predict time-wasting!

Dr Piers Steel of the University of Calgary conducted research into the affliction and based his analyses on 691 previous papers on the subject. He