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The Drive To Delay

The Drive To Delay

The drive to delay represents how strongly people feel pushed to avoid taking action at the moment. 

It depends primarily on the desire to feel better in the short term, by avoiding negative emotions (e.g., fear of a certain task), and by increasing positive emotions (e.g., through digital entertainment).

This drive involves various issues, like anxiety and perfectionism, which people want to avoid in order to protect their emotions in the short term.


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