"Nobody ever wakes up and feels that 'today is a good day for a colonoscopy'." -- Dan Ariely
Ouch! I've been postponing the dreaded "c" exam for over two years now. I know, I know. That's why, when I saw the following clip from Dan Ariely, the famed Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University and author of "Predictably Irrational," I knew I had to do something about it... So I wrote this blog entry!
Anyway, Prof. Ariely's scientific approach to the topic of procrastination is fascinating. He even came up with a way to help his students avoid procrastinating on important stuff. "Will the good professor's advice make me call the doctor today to schedule my way overdue examination? We shall see.