than clich?, a small-talk joke or boast or complaint; we all do it, after all.
is probably typical in that a majority (52%) of the students claimed a high or
There are many underlying issues and causes of procrastination. Lack of
relevance and interest are two of the most common causes. While perfectionism
(having extremely high standards which are almost unreachable) is another.
inability to handle the task, lack of information needed to complete the task,
environmental conditions, physical conditions, and anxiety over expectations
that others have of you, are all very serious causes of procrastination.
objectives. You may also be overwhelmed with the task. As a result, you keep
putting off your academic assignments for a later date, or spending a great deal
examination, class project and papers rather than completing them.
There are quite a few people that have difficulty concentrating. When you sit
pictures of your boyfriend/girlfriend, etc., instead of doing the task. Your
environment is distracting and noisy. You keep running back and forth for
equipment such as pencils, erasers, dictionary,
etc.(www.wings.buffalo.edu/student-life/ccenter/Stress/procras.bro). Your desk
is cluttered and unorganized and sometimes you sit or lay on your bed to study
or do your assignments. You probably notice that all of the examples that you
just read promote time wasting and frustration.
Our behavioral patterns are another cause of procrastination. Getting started
on an unpleasant of difficult task may seem impossible. Procrastination is
(www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/procrast.html). Greater forces are required to start
change than to sustain change. Another way of viewing it is that avoiding tasks
reinforces procrastination which make it harder to get things going. A person
may be stuck, too, not by the lack of desire, but by not knowing what to do.
serious many causes of procrastination.