Scientists find cure for procrastination!

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  1. Max Leung

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    I saw some other links to this exciting breakthrough, but I was going to read them tomorrow.
     
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    Someone beat me to the joke.
     
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    The trick is to become a supervisor/manager, and get the REST OF THE PEOPLE AROUND YOU to take this gene therapy. [​IMG]
     
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    I've always wanted to be a procrastinator, I just never got around to.
     
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    That's frickin awesome! [​IMG] Science can do anything!!
     
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    I thought procrastination was a learned trait and not a genetic one?
     
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    This study was brought to you by the same folks that explain away obesity as a genetic disorder rather than being fat due to porking out on ice cream, Krispy Kreme donuts & super-sized fries.
     
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    Hey, procrastination can be learned, just like a lot of behaviors. The point of the study is, given a set of monkeys in the same environment, adding this therapy has an effect common to all of them.

    It would have been nice if they had another group of monkeys given a dose of caffeine instead - many writers credit caffeine as important in their motivation to write, and see alcohol in the opposite light.

    Also, don't forget the studies of ambient temperature affecting worker performance. Who wants to work when it is 90 degrees F in the office? I couldn't - it'd be hell. But, if it is around 60 or 65F, it's a lot easier...
     
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    I work for the government....so I am immuned to such, ahem, "cure".
     
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    I've been meaning to look at this thread for quite a while but just never got around to it. As a matter of fact I haven't read any of the posts! [​IMG]
     
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    Since most decisions are stupid, procrastination may avoid immense numbers of errors.
     
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    But I may have been premature on that.
     

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