What happens to your brain and body when you procrastinate too much – Yahoo News


But it's not so great for your brain since it pits two of your brain's heavy hitters, your limbic system, and your prefrontal cortex into a literal head-to-head match. But when you choose to watch TV over doing laundry or washing the dishes you've just launched an all-out battle in your brain. For example, several studies have found that undergraduate college students who procrastinated had a lower GPA in the latter half of the semester compared to non-procrastinators. Moreover, other studies have found that procrastinators report higher levels of guilt and anxiety when they choose to procrastinate in the first place.

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