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715: The Science of Procrastination: Researchers Tackle Willpower and our Ability to Control It by Cal Newport of Study Hacks

2017-11-25 | 🔗

Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares the science of procrastination and how to beat it.

Episode 715: The Science of Procrastination: Researchers Tackle Willpower and our Ability to Control It by Cal Newport of Study Hacks.

Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of our digital age as a professor, Newport also writes about the impact of these technologies on the world of work. His most recent book, Deep Work, argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the knowledge economy, and that individuals who cultivate their ability to concentrate without distraction will thrive.

The original post is located here: http://calnewport.com/blog/2008/01/23/the-science-of-procrastination-researchers-tackle-willpower-and-our-ability-to-control-it

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