Understanding procrastination

Procrastination is frustrating. Because the procrastinator's frustration is self-imposed, procrastination can also be quite puzzling. I consider attempts at explaining, or explaining away, what appear to be genuine cases of procrastination. According to the position that I propose and defend, genuine procrastination exists and is supported by preference loops, which can be either stable or evanescent.
Keywords discounting  intransitive preferences  preference reversals  procrastination
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-5914.2007.00331.x
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