Vhanya Olenka Malpica Risco

DOI: 10.59427/rcli/2024/v24cs.1569-1574

The study focused on investigating academic procrastination among psychology students at a private university in Trujillo during the year 2023. The adopted methodology was quantitative and descriptive in nature. A sample of 266 students was selected, applying a survey that included the Academic Procrastination Instrument (EPA) to assess academic self-regulation and postponement of activities. The results showed that the majority of the students (61.3%) exhibit a medium level of procrastination, followed by 29.3% with a high level. In conclusion, the research underscores the significant presence of academic procrastination among psychology students, with a tendency towards medium levels of procrastination. This highlights the importance of addressing both the behavioral and psychological aspects of procrastination to improve academic performance and student well-being.

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