References for Books, Journal Articles and Theses about Procrastination

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Aldarondo, F. (1993). A preliminary investigation of a two-motive theory of procrastination. Masters Abstracts, 32, 1221.

Ambainis, A., Jain, S. & Sharma, (1999). Ordinal mind change complexity of language identification. Theoretical Computer Science, 220, 323-343.

Anderson, R. (1987). Envy and jealousy. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 1, 49-81.

Barton, E. J., & Ascione, F. R. (1978). The proctoring component of personalized instruction: A help or a hindrance? Journal of Personalized Instruction, 3, 15-22.

Beck, B.K., Koons, S.R. & Milgrim, D.L. (2000). Correlates and Consequences of Behavioral Procrastination: The Effects of Academic Procrastination, Self-Consciousness, Self-Esteem and Self-Handicapping (special issue). Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 3-14.
Bernstein P (1994) Procrastination - a value or a cost. Journal of Portfolio Management, 20, No.2, 1.
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Blunt, A.K. & Pychyl, T.A. (2000). Task aversiveness and procrastination: a multi-dimensional approach to task aversiveness across stages of personal projects. Personality and Individual Difference, 28, 153-167.
Blunt, A., & Pychyl, T.A. (1998). Volitional action and inaction in the lives of undergraduate students: State orientation, boredom and procrastination. Personality and Individual Differences, 24837-846.
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Bridges, K.R. & Roig, M. (1997). Academic Procrastination and Irrational Thinking: A Reexamination with Context Controlled. Personality and Individual Differences,22(6),941-944.
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Brocas, I., & Carrillo, J.D. (2000). The value of information when preferences are dynamically inconsistent. European Economic Review, 44, 1104-1115.
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Brownlow, S. & Reasinger, R.D. (2000). Putting off Until Tomorrow What is Better Done Today: Academic Procrastination as a Function of Motivation Toward College Work (special issue). Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 15-34.
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Burns, L.R., Dittmann, K., Nguyen, N. & Mitchelson, J.K. (2000). Academic Procrastination, Perfectionism, and Control: Association with Vigilant and Avoidant Coping (special issue). Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 35-46.
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Chown, M. (2000). What's the hurry? Forget that New Year's resolution to stop procrastinating. New Scientist, 165, 5-5
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Coglizer, A. L. (1987). Profiles of procrastination and self-concept in college students and implications for counseling practice. Dissertation Abstracts International, 48, 2539.

Conti, R. (2000). Competing Demand and Complimentary Motives: Procrastination on Intrinsically and Extrinsically Motivated Summer Projects (special issue). Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 47-60.

Cook, P.F. (2000). Effects of counselors' etiology attributions on college students' procrastination. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 47, 352-361.

Cook, P.F. (2000). Effects of counselors' etiology attributions on college students' procrastination. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 47, 352-361.
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Fee, R.L. & Tangney, J.P. (2000) Procrastination: A Means of Avoiding Shame or Guilt (special issue). Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 167-184.

Ferrari, J.R. (2000). Procrastination and Attention: Factor Analysis of Attention Deficit, Boredomness, Intelligence, Self-Esteem, and Task Delay Frequencies (special issue). Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 185-196.

Ferrari, J.R. & Scher, S.J. (2000). Toward an understanding of academic and nonacademic tasks procrastinated by students: The use of daily logs. Psychology in the Schools, 37, 359-366.

Ferrari, J.R., & Dovidio, J.F. (2000). Examining behavioral processes in indecision: Decisional procrastination and decision-making style. Journal of Research in Personality, 34, 127-137.
Ferrari, J.R., & Tice, D.M. (2000). Procrastination as a self-handicap for men and women: A task-avoidance strategy in a laboratory setting. Huxham, M. (1999). Fatal inaction - It's time to stop procrastinating over nitrate pollution. New Scientist, 161, 47-47.

Ferrari, J.R., Harriott, J.S. & Zimmerman, M. (1999). The Social Support Networks of Procrastinators-Friends or Family in times of Trouble. Personality and Individual Differences, 26, 321-331.
Ferrari, J. R. (1989). Reliability of academic and dispositional measures of procrastination. Psychological Reports, 64, 1057-1058
Ferrari, J. R. (1989). Self-handicapping by procrastinators: Effects of performance privacy and task importance. Doctoral dissertation, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.
Ferrari, J. R. (1991). Compulsive procrastination: Some self-reported characteristics. Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association (1990, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Psychological Reports, 68, 455-458.
Ferrari, J. R. (1991). Procrastination and project creation: Choosing easy, nondiagnostic items to avoid self-relevant information. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 6, 619-628.
Ferrari, J. R. (1991). Self-handicapping by procrastinators: Protecting self-esteem, social-esteem, or both? Journal of Research in Personality, 25, 245-261.
Ferrari, J. R. (1991). A preference for a favorable public impression by procrastinators: Selecting among cognitive and social tasks. Personality and Individual Differences, 12, 1233-1237.
Ferrari, J. R. (1992). Psychometric validation of two procrastination inventories for adults: Arousal and avoidance measures. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 14, 97-110.
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Ferrari, J. R. (1992). Procrastinators and perfect behavior: An exploratory factor analysis of self-presentation, self-awareness, and self-handicapping components. Journal of Research in Personality, 26, 75-84.
Ferrari, J. R. (1993). Christmas and procrastination: Explaining lack of diligence at a "real-world" task deadline. Personality and Individual Differences, 14, 25-33.
Ferrari, J. R. (1994). Dyfunctional procrastination and its relationship with self-esteem, interpersonal dependency, and self-defeating behaviors. Personality and Individual Differences, 17, 673-679.
Ferrari, J. R. (1995). Ego-identity and academic procrastination among university students. Journal of College Student Development, 36, 361-367.
Ferrari, J. R. (1995). Perfectionism cognitions with nonclinical and clinical samples. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 10, 143-156.

Ferrari, J. R. (1995). Methods of procrastination and their relation to self-control and self-reinforcement: An exploratory study. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 10, 135-142.
Ferrari, J.R. (1997). Exploring the time-preferences of procrastinators: Night or day, which is the one? European Journal Of Personality, 11(3), 187-196.
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Ferrari, J. R., & Emmons, R. A. (1994). Procrastination as revenge: Do people report using delays as a strategy for vengeance? Personality and Individual Differences, 17, 539-544.
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Ferrari, J.R., Keane, S.M., & Wolfe, R.N., & Beck B.L. (1998). The antecedents and consequences of academic excuse-making: Examining individual-differences in procrastination. Research In Higher Education, 39 (2), 199-215.
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