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Aleksandra Tokarz

Aleksandra Tokarz is head of Laboratory of Emotion and Motivation Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow. Her  interests comprised areas such as: motivational and emotional mechanisms of creative activity (artistic and scientific). The second area of scientific research focuses on emotional determinants of sports activity, music activity, especially in public performance settings. She published 2 monographs, about 100 papers (articles and chapters) and edited 7 monographs.




Procrastination as a Form of Misregulation in the Context of Affect and Self-Regulation

Issue: 5:3 (The nineteenth issue)
This article aims in situating procrastination, as a specific form of
affect regulation failure in context of general affect and self-regulation
literature. This will be brought starting with definition of the phenomenon and
its’ various forms and perspectives. Next, giving an insight into affect
regulation literature. In the third step we will focus on elaborating the picture
of procrastination and its’ underlying mechanisms in order to locate it in a
broader domain of affect regulation as a specific form of self-regulatory lapse.
A commentary regarding dealing with procrastination and effective affect
regulation will be provided.