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Thu 30 Aug 2012 21:00 BBC Radio 4

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Tuesday 28 August 2012

Scientists estimate that up to 20 per cent of the world's population are chronic procrastinators who put off completing tasks to the last minute and damage their wealth, health and happiness in the process. Can chronic procrastinator Rowan Pelling find a solution to her problem by talking to experts and fellow sufferers?


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