Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

6 apr 2016
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Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through ITworlds binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window -- and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.
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    Rocha StevenRocha Steven51 minuto fa
  • I think every stoner is a procrastinator

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  • Last year my teacher told me to watch it but.... uhh.... ok fine i procrastinated sry i was just bored of doing stuff

    Neal NayakNeal Nayak2 ore fa
  • I am a pro procrastinator😂😂

    Himanshu TembhareHimanshu Tembhare2 ore fa

    Athena KenningtonAthena Kennington2 ore fa
  • I got an ad about procrastination

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  • Well man, to be honest this was so suitable and hit hard too...

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  • How many did not get through this video

    Muhammad QMuhammad Q4 ore fa
  • Ive been discovered, time to return the dark cave which is my room to write my midterm paper

    Yael PastelYael Pastel4 ore fa
  • I procrastinate my final year project by watching this video

    Christopher DiddyChristopher Diddy6 ore fa
  • I did similar with my final dissirtation at uni, wrote over 10k words in 3 days. got 50% (2:2). When i was in school i was told my "system" wont work in college, it worked well enough to pass. When i was in college i was told it wont work at uni. It worked well enough for me to pass albeit i lost most of my hairline. This just works for me.

    Simon CzechuSimon Czechu6 ore fa
    • well done 👏🏼

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  • I'm procrastinating right now watching this😖

    Laylay_99Laylay_997 ore fa
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  • im a fuckin monkey

    sarasara9 ore fa
  • it was funny until he mentioned long term procastination with no dead lines and then I realized I need to move before I regret not living my life to the fullest

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  • Don't be fooled!!! Most of us are destined just to exist, to be a consumers so can rich and so called elites make them money, and so can live they dreams!!! Most of us must Field there's no possibility everyone to get rich!!! Simply there is not even enough resources on earth, never mind other stuff!!!!!!!

    Asen asenovAsen asenov11 ore fa
  • I'm watching this the weekend before the exams that I had a month to prepare for but decided a weekend would be enough.

    Zero ZeroZero Zero11 ore fa
  • Ooh man thats my story

    Paras SenParas Sen12 ore fa
  • Do u know how many consecutive all nighters an Architecture student pulls!!!!!! We are the most underpaid and unappreciated fraternity of all professionals.

    Lodaya MehulLodaya Mehul15 ore fa
  • Thes is my English teachers brother i-

    Zoe KoehlerZoe Koehler15 ore fa
    • wow 😂

      SohamstaSohamsta4 ore fa
  • Why this guy is talking about me?

    DevDev15 ore fa
  • The instant gratification monkey got me here :D I am so glad that it got me here though!

    B.S. Akshay IyengarB.S. Akshay Iyengar16 ore fa
  • Um so... Actually, no. Nevermind. I'll come back to edit this comment and put my thoughts in it later

    Kitten MimiKitten Mimi17 ore fa
  • So like.. I have 5 schoolworks to finish and the deadline is tomorrow :DD wish me luck.

    V ChanV Chan18 ore fa
  • Complex trauma is responsible for instant gratification!

    Sam MSam M19 ore fa
  • "We go to the ITworlds spiral and watch Richard feynman's magnet videos and end up watching interviews of justin bieber and his mom." The most relatable line .

    Kaveri chaudharyKaveri chaudhary19 ore fa
  • Does the crowd always clap the same way...,

    Vipul BandodkarVipul Bandodkar20 ore fa
  • Immediately after seeing this video's thumbnail, I added it to watch later

    Venkat saranVenkat saran21 ora fa
  • I have been up for 22 hours and have work 10 more hours in 5 hours. I’m procrastinating sleep.

    CJCJ21 ora fa
  • Me watching this video on a TV with my science notebook in front of me: 👁👄👁 *what! I didn’t do anything...*

    pranpoopranpoo23 ore fa
  • Stoicism really helped me out!

    Daniel. kDaniel. k23 ore fa
  • Him: pulled 2 all nighters when the dead line was 3 days away. Me: realized 10 minutes before mynproject was due that i hadn't done SHEEIIT.

    Haley CaronHaley CaronGiorno fa
  • I got an ad about not procrastinating before watching a video about procrastination while procrastinating.

    domsoochdomsoochGiorno fa
  • y did i get an add on procastinatining and how 2 stop after this video?

    Chonky ChickenChonky ChickenGiorno fa
  • I used to not procrastinate Now my monke is growing bigger and stronger and more playful like rn :>

    glazglazGiorno fa
  • I got an add that said “if your watching this, your probably procrastinating...”

    Kylie GilbertKylie GilbertGiorno fa
  • Sometimes the panic monster just takes the wheel and starts screaming for two and a half hours

    Suinne LeeSuinne LeeGiorno fa
  • My panick monster broke it doesent work good and forgets half the time to come out and do work

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  • I got an ad before this video, that started with "you're probably procrastinating" lol

    Jargonn7Jargonn7Giorno fa
  • 0:33x.

    Herschel ElliottHerschel ElliottGiorno fa
  • well you haven't been inside my mind...

    Jan GlińskiJan GlińskiGiorno fa
  • Imagine buying that calendar, and filling it out every week

    Romario MejiaRomario MejiaGiorno fa
  • Is solving the Rubic Cube procrastination?

    Jocelyn JosephJocelyn JosephGiorno fa
    • Ahem. Yes, unless you have the code to solve the cube in a disciplined way. ✅👍

      Jocelyn JosephJocelyn JosephGiorno fa
  • My panic monster never shows up and that's my actual problem!

    Siva Sankari JeevarathinamSiva Sankari JeevarathinamGiorno fa
  • Nice topic Added to watch later

    Mohammad E.Mohammad E.Giorno fa
  • lol my college applications are literally due by 11:59 tonight, am I writing my supplements? no i'm watching this

    youtube watcheryoutube watcherGiorno fa
  • I have a paper due at midnight...2 was assigned last week I'm great at this

    Lexi AsburyLexi AsburyGiorno fa
  • Guess what, I reached at this video by procrastinating!

    Dhanveer ChhabraDhanveer ChhabraGiorno fa
  • i think my panic monster is missing

    Logan RussellLogan RussellGiorno fa
    • Lol same.

      Keira HammlerKeira HammlerGiorno fa
  • 2020 killed my panic monster

    Joe AlonzoJoe AlonzoGiorno fa
  • anybody have to watch this video for school?

    barelypiinkbarelypiinkGiorno fa
  • I believe that title belongs to me pal lol, I'm the master procrastinator

    Tony762 nutsackTony762 nutsackGiorno fa
  • Panic Monster has entered the facility!

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  • Reject humanity, return to monke

    Daniel VergaraDaniel VergaraGiorno fa
  • You know it's sad when i see the title, realize i probably need this video more than anybody else, and then click add to watch later...

    Ricky E.Ricky E.Giorno fa
  • I’d play games for 5 days before an assignment is due then wake up 5 am to do the assignment before class

    Big DaddyBig DaddyGiorno fa
  • don't mind me procrastinating by watching this video

    Macy FieldMacy FieldGiorno fa
  • panic monster: _incoherent screaming_

    Anon1776Anon1776Giorno fa
  • I should be working :P

    Federico AkermanFederico AkermanGiorno fa
  • Rn I’m procrastinating as I watch this

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  • Who come after watching ritu mam lecture

    Tanya SainiTanya SainiGiorno fa
  • before this video I have never really thought about the effects of deadlines in my procrastination. But I dont have any deadlines and this is a problem I have to fix. Thank You!!!

    Sara O.Sara O.Giorno fa
  • I think the monkey killed my panic monster

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  • I keep meaning to watch this

    justmadeit2-my channeljustmadeit2-my channelGiorno fa
  • I was expecting some help.. its just stand up.. -_-

    NexoyNexoyGiorno fa
    • @Ammi Dguezi am trying to imagin that relief i am gona have from now to that deadline .. that it wont be just suffering 😄 that is my strategy :)

      NexoyNexoyGiorno fa
    • i was looking 4 this comment. he just said everything i already know, i need the hEeeEeelp

      Ammi DguezAmmi DguezGiorno fa
  • Fun fact: I'm not procrastinating right now HONESTLY

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  • The fact that this video was in my watch later list for almost 6months now is devastating

    Tahiyya FedoraTahiyya FedoraGiorno fa
  • I am doing a presentation on procrastination and so I need to be watching this to overrule my instant gratification monkey and get some help for the presentation. Thanks, Tim Urban!

    Trish HendersonTrish HendersonGiorno fa
  • lol

    nyxnyxGiorno fa
  • i'm watching this instead of doing my homework haha

    E BE BGiorno fa
    • same here

      Keira HammlerKeira HammlerGiorno fa
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  • Who else is here for the English lesson

    Bradley FreemanBradley Freeman2 giorni fa
  • Thanks for knowledge

    Bulbol YudiBulbol Yudi2 giorni fa
  • I got a fucking ad about procrastination are you kidding me

    Brendini GBrendini G2 giorni fa
  • 0:09 so sexy moment

    Nguyenphuong TriNguyenphuong Tri2 giorni fa
  • I know for a fact i'd be friends with this guy.

    A VA V2 giorni fa
  • wowwww that was explained so well.

    Megan ChambersMegan Chambers2 giorni fa
  • i got an ad bout procrastination before this video...

    Kyera TipperKyera Tipper2 giorni fa
  • idk why but "I call this the DARK PLAYGROUND" absolutely sent me

    Meg CzabanMeg Czaban2 giorni fa
    • sent you.....

      AppledAppled2 giorni fa
  • watching this video instead of studying for mid terms

    Katherine AdamsKatherine Adams2 giorni fa
  • I procastinate because I know i can get it done even when I procastinate

    K'nK Yarn!K'nK Yarn!2 giorni fa
  • this has been recommended to me i kid you not probably for the past 2 years, i only watched it now

    anna michnovaanna michnova2 giorni fa
  • Powerful. Thank you😍

    Choyoko ChwanChoyoko Chwan2 giorni fa
  • hey you, yeah you stop procrastinating while watching this and do some work :)

    Dflaze GamingDflaze Gaming2 giorni fa
  • I stopped watching the video and started work. yay.

    SanjanaSanjana2 giorni fa
  • I’ve been recommended this movie on and off for about 2 years...but put off watching it every time .. until now :)

    k a r i n ak a r i n a2 giorni fa
  • love.

    Ambrose MoyerAmbrose Moyer2 giorni fa
  • i'm watching this video wall i'm procrastinating and then i just procrastinate to watch this video life is strange

    pyro gyropyro gyro2 giorni fa
  • I came to laugh about the monkey. I didn't come here to have an existential crisis followed by a panic attack. But here we are.

    Warren GarabrandtWarren Garabrandt2 giorni fa
  • Me watching this while procrastinating: 👁👄👁

    ꧁ Le Mysterious Pastel ꧂꧁ Le Mysterious Pastel ꧂2 giorni fa
  • i planned to write this comment a year ago but i was procrastinatin then... (:

    Roldan BlanesRoldan Blanes2 giorni fa
  • Mac McClung

    stacy millerstacy miller2 giorni fa
  • I should be doing my literature review instead of this

    Jakub HubickaJakub Hubicka2 giorni fa
    • u got this man

      Whiterun GuardWhiterun Guard2 giorni fa
  • The same thing is happening to me. This put me in depression. I need help.

    Aaron JafriAaron Jafri2 giorni fa
  • Whos watching cause of school

    WheeleekwazeeWheeleekwazee2 giorni fa
  • Wow. Who else got a procrastinate add when they clicked on the video

    Aaron JafriAaron Jafri2 giorni fa
  • I laughed

    Jerome BarramedaJerome Barrameda2 giorni fa
  • When you procrastinate by watching why people procrastinate

    Nash Nuts SquadNash Nuts Squad2 giorni fa