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  • Dr Paul Penn

Reducing procrastination using implementation intentions.

In this video, I give you some simple advice on how to reduce you can reduce your tendency to procrastinate on academic tasks (and tasks generally) by using implementation intentions.


Bieleke, M., Keller, L., & Gollwitzer, P. M. (2020). If-then planning. European Review of Social Psychology, 32(1), 88-122.

Gollwitzer, P. M. (1999). Implementation intentions: strong effects of simple plans. American psychologist, 54(7), 493.

Gollwitzer, P. M., & Sheeran, P. (2006). Implementation intentions and goal achievement: A meta‐analysis of effects and processes. Advances in experimental social psychology, 38, 69-119.

Klassen, R. M., Krawchuk, L. L., & Rajani, S. (2008). Academic procrastination of undergraduates: Low self-efficacy to self-regulate predicts higher levels of procrastination. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 33(4), 915-931.

NB. The Bieleke et al article sometimes appears with a 2021 publication date. However, the publisher's web page for the article states a publication date of Dec 2020, hece the citation and reference provided here.

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