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Abraham Hasham M16 Journal Entry Procrationation psychology.docx

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The behavior I need to change is my level of procrastination. The way weprocrastinate and why we do it can vary from person to person. One mightprocrastinate because it’s a way of self-harm, others may do it because they arenot interested in the task they were assigned. The irony of all this is that we knowwhen we are procrasinating. We do not only know that the objective at hand isbeing avoided, but we’re aware that it is causing some type of negativeconsequence as a result. Procrastination happens due to many reasons. Onecausation of this phenomenon is the level of work I’m assigned. In almost allcases, when an easy assignment is asked, I usually put it off until the last momentbecause I know I’m able to complete the assignment without compromising thelevel of effort. For example, the discussion boards for psychology are put off untilthe last moment solely because I know I’m able to complete it with enough effortto earn a good grade in just a few minutes. The major problem of procrastinationcomes from the level of interest in the assignment. Take biology for example, Ialways struggle to study because the subject just does not interest me. This is
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Term
Fall
Professor
Watkins
Tags
Psychology, Causality

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