Science of procrastination – Inside the mind of master procrastinator TED Talk
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window — and encourages us to think harder about what we’re really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.
Can a presentation about science be fun? What if we told you that you needed to spend the next 14 minutes listening to a presentation about how our brain manages day-to-day tasks with a specific order of operations, and how this affects our work output. Sounds dry, right?
Let’s take this same pitch and give it to an incredible presenter, who knows how to deliver psychological information with a fun, humorous twist. Tim Urban’s TED talk, “Inside The Mind of a Master Procrastinator,” is one of the most popular talks in the series from 2016.