General Procrastination Scale

General Procrastination Scale

Definition

The General Procrastination Scale is a 20-item measure of general procrastination. Procrastination is defined as "the tendency to postpone that which is necessary to reach some goal."

Domains

Procrastination

Administrations

Self administered

Assessment type

Positive psychology

Assessment modes

Questionnaire

Eligibility

Nonstudent

Estimated time

10 to 15 minutes

Attribution

Lay, C. H. (1986). At last, my research article on procrastination. Journal of Research in Personality, 20(4), 474–495.