Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

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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 INworlds 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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  • I relate to him so much lol

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  • The "No Deadline" really got me.

    adri casinillsadri casinills33 मिनट पहले
  • I don't procrastinate cuz I don't even start my work 😂

    Beast ModeBeast Mode50 मिनट पहले
  • hey i found " hritik roshan judwa' 😅

    Ghanshyam GhoshGhanshyam Ghosh53 मिनट पहले
  • there was no panic monster in 2020 terminal examinations cus MICROSOFT TEAMS ONLINE

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  • Thanks tim, thanks to this video, and two hours of not so spare time, i now have a good feeling for India.

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  • finally watched after 3 years on my watch later

  • This speech was made 1 minute before the show

    Jhev GamingJhev Gaming3 घंटे पहले
  • what an absolutely pointless talk

    Adam KlarAdam Klar4 घंटे पहले
  • I will watch this video later🕺

    nad 09nad 094 घंटे पहले
  • I clicked on this video while procrastinating hahaha

    Harshitha SHarshitha S4 घंटे पहले
  • So what is the solution ?

    lukaluka5 घंटे पहले
  • Monkey killed my panic attack monster, and rational decision guy is having a breakdown. Jesus take the wheel.

    Nick NameNick Name6 घंटे पहले
  • I have a very important exam in two months, which I can easily clear if I start now but I'm going to just watch more videos like this one to kill time (even if I feel pretty guilty and scared inside) and wait till the very last night to study and have mini panic attacks while I'm at it. And this fact brings me to a question, "can us procrastinators ever change? "

    S KS K7 घंटे पहले
  • Watching this again for no reason after I finished college

    Stevenson MosesStevenson Moses8 घंटे पहले
  • Okay youtube, after a few years I'll watch it

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    Rocha StevenRocha Steven11 घंटे पहले
  • I think every stoner is a procrastinator

    Felh aberFelh aber12 घंटे पहले
  • 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 Nayak12 घंटे पहले
  • I am a pro procrastinator😂😂

    Himanshu TembhareHimanshu Tembhare13 घंटे पहले

    Athena KenningtonAthena Kennington13 घंटे पहले
  • I got an ad about procrastination

    DumbifyDumbify13 घंटे पहले
  • Well man, to be honest this was so suitable and hit hard too...

    remember meremember me13 घंटे पहले
  • How many did not get through this video

    Muhammad QMuhammad Q14 घंटे पहले
  • Ive been discovered, time to return the dark cave which is my room to write my midterm paper

    Yael PastelYael Pastel14 घंटे पहले
  • I procrastinate my final year project by watching this video

    Christopher DiddyChristopher Diddy16 घंटे पहले
  • 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 Czechu16 घंटे पहले
    • @Sohamsta thank you

      Simon CzechuSimon Czechu8 घंटे पहले
    • well done 👏🏼

      SohamstaSohamsta14 घंटे पहले
  • I'm procrastinating right now watching this😖

    Laylay_99Laylay_9917 घंटे पहले
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  • im a fuckin monkey

    sarasara19 घंटे पहले
  • 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 asenov21 घंटे पहले
  • 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 Zero22 घंटे पहले
  • Ooh man thats my story

    Paras SenParas Sen22 घंटे पहले
  • 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 Mehulदिन पहले
  • Thes is my English teachers brother i-

    Zoe KoehlerZoe Koehlerदिन पहले
    • wow 😂

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  • Why this guy is talking about me?

    DevDevदिन पहले
  • The instant gratification monkey got me here :D I am so glad that it got me here though!

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

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

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  • Complex trauma is responsible for instant gratification!

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  • "We go to the INworlds 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 chaudharyदिन पहले
  • Does the crowd always clap the same way...,

    Vipul BandodkarVipul Bandodkarदिन पहले
  • Immediately after seeing this video's thumbnail, I added it to watch later

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

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

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  • Stoicism really helped me out!

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  • 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 Caronदिन पहले
  • I got an ad about not procrastinating before watching a video about procrastination while procrastinating.

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

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

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

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

    Suinne LeeSuinne Leeदिन पहले
  • 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

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  • 0:33x.

    Herschel ElliottHerschel Elliottदिन पहले
  • well you haven't been inside my mind...

    Jan GlińskiJan Glińskiदिन पहले
  • Imagine buying that calendar, and filling it out every week

    Romario MejiaRomario Mejiaदिन पहले
  • Is solving the Rubic Cube procrastination?

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

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

    Siva Sankari JeevarathinamSiva Sankari Jeevarathinamदिन पहले
  • Nice topic Added to watch later

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

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

    Lexi AsburyLexi Asburyदिन पहले
  • Guess what, I reached at this video by procrastinating!

    Dhanveer ChhabraDhanveer Chhabraदिन पहले
  • i think my panic monster is missing

    Logan RussellLogan Russellदिन पहले
    • Lol same.

      Keira HammlerKeira Hammlerदिन पहले
  • 2020 killed my panic monster

    Joe AlonzoJoe Alonzoदिन पहले
  • anybody have to watch this video for school?

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

    Tony762 nutsackTony762 nutsack2 दिन पहले
  • Panic Monster has entered the facility!

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  • Reject humanity, return to monke

    Daniel VergaraDaniel Vergara2 दिन पहले
  • 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.2 दिन पहले
  • 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 Daddy2 दिन पहले
  • don't mind me procrastinating by watching this video

    Macy FieldMacy Field2 दिन पहले
  • panic monster: _incoherent screaming_

    Anon1776Anon17762 दिन पहले
  • I should be working :P

    Federico AkermanFederico Akerman2 दिन पहले
  • Rn I’m procrastinating as I watch this

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  • 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.2 दिन पहले
  • I think the monkey killed my panic monster

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  • I keep meaning to watch this

    justmadeit2-my channeljustmadeit2-my channel2 दिन पहले
  • I was expecting some help.. its just stand up.. -_-

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    • @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 :)

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

      Ammi DguezAmmi Dguezदिन पहले
  • 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 Fedora2 दिन पहले
  • 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 Henderson2 दिन पहले
  • lol

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

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    • same here

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    Mike LopezMike Lopez2 दिन पहले
  • Who else is here for the English lesson

    Bradley FreemanBradley Freeman2 दिन पहले
  • Thanks for knowledge

    Bulbol YudiBulbol Yudi2 दिन पहले
  • I got a fucking ad about procrastination are you kidding me

    Brendini GBrendini G2 दिन पहले
  • 0:09 so sexy moment

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

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  • wowwww that was explained so well.

    Megan ChambersMegan Chambers2 दिन पहले
  • i got an ad bout procrastination before this video...

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

    Meg CzabanMeg Czaban2 दिन पहले
    • sent you.....

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  • watching this video instead of studying for mid terms

    Katherine AdamsKatherine Adams2 दिन पहले
  • I procastinate because I know i can get it done even when I procastinate

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