Less Wrong is a community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality. Please visit our About page for more information.

lukeprog comments on How to Beat Procrastination - Less Wrong

156 Post author: lukeprog 05 February 2011 06:49PM

You are viewing a comment permalink. View the original post to see all comments and the full post content.

Comments (148)

You are viewing a single comment's thread. Show more comments above.

Comment author: lukeprog 05 February 2011 09:26:26PM 4 points [-]

Right. Along with the clarification added by Procrastinus above, this is one thing I left out for the purposes of simplification. Technically, the TMT model's denominator contains a constant, a measure of delay, and a measure of "susceptibility to delay." 'Impulsiveness' is a decent single-word corallary of 'susceptibility to delay', but may vary depending on the task, whereas 'impulsiveness' is a word that sounds like a stable character trait.

Comment author: lukeprog 05 February 2011 09:30:24PM 3 points [-]

There. I've added to footnote #6 to clarify this.