General Procrastination Scale (For student populations)

General Procrastination Scale (For student populations)

Definition

The General Procrastination Scale (For student populations) 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

Student

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.