Asked 6th Aug, 2019

Can their be link between procrastination and prospective memory?

I am thinking to do a study on looking at the relationship between prospective memory and academic procrastination. Rationale is that procrastinator might delay a task intentionally but might forget to get back to the task a result of poor prospective memory?
is it possible?

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15th Aug, 2019
Steven Rodríguez-Portillo
National University of Colombia
Hi Vatsal!!!
I am not working on that topic but here's a link:
i might think that will be useful
16th Sep, 2019
S. Béatrice Marianne Ewalds-Kvist
Stockholm University University of Turku Finland
Identifying the Neural Substrates of Procrastination: a Resting-State fMRI Study
Wenwen Zhang, Xiangpeng Wang, Tingyong Feng Sci Rep. 2016; 6: 33203
Understanding the Cognitive and Genetic Underpinnings of Procrastination: Evidence for Shared Genetic Influences with Goal Management and Executive Function Abilities
Daniel E. Gustavson, Akira Miyake, John K. Hewitt, Naomi P. Friedman : J Exp Psychol Gen. 2015 Dec; 144(6): 1063–1079.
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