Oliver J. Kaftan

LIFE Zurich

LIFE Fellow from 2014 to 2018, University of Zurich

Dr. phil.

Dissertation completed in May 2018

The Dynamics Underlying Procrastination: Goal Focus as a Predictor of Activity Evaluations and its Role for Goal Pursuit

(Advisor: Alexandra M. Freund)

Selected Publications

Kaftan, O.J., & Freund, A.M. (2020). How to work out and avoid procrastination: The role of goal focus. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 50, 145–159. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12646

Kaftan, O. J., & Freund, A. M. (2019). A motivational perspective on academic procrastination: Goal focus affects how students perceive activities while procrastinating. Motivation Science, 5, 135–156. https://doi.org/10.1037/mot0000110

Kaftan, O. J., & Freund, A. M. (2018). The way is the goal: The role of goal focus for successful goal pursuit and subjective well-being. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of well-being. DEF Publishers. Full text

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