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Our tendency to devalue money and other goods based on time is called delay discounting.
This is an important aspect in procrastination because the completion of the project happens in the future. Finishing a project is a delayed reward, so its value in the present is reduced: the further away a deadline is, the less attractive it seems to work on the project right now.
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Our choice to work on a project is guided by how much we value finishing that project in that moment. Psychologists call this "subjective value."
Find a way to increase the subjective value of working in this moment, related to the value of other things.
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