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A study of procrastinatory behavior and academic performance of undergraduate students in South Western Nigeria.
Consequently, they develop a pervasive sense of incompetence that leaves them vulnerable to failure experiences, depressive symptoms, social anxiety, low self-esteem, hostility, and a procrastinatory approach to decision making (Deci & Ryan, 1985a; Soenens et al.
Nearly a quarter of a century may seem rather procrastinatory for making up one's mind, but I expect that the longer such rites are postponed the less indispensable they appear and that, as the years rolled by, my parents gradually forgot the anomaly of their situation.
At the same time, though, I would argue that graduate work nonetheless maintains a close (if vexed) connection with the originary procrastinatory urge I detect in this late-teenaged romanticization of academe.