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Courtney Act + Tim Pychyl


Monday, July 18, 2016
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Dithering, dilly-dallying, delay tactics—Tim Pychyl is the leading authority on why we put off until tomorrow what might be easily accomplished today. The author of Solving the Procrastination Puzzle sits down with drag artist Courtney Act to help her stop sabotaging her best intentions.

A book signing of Solving the Procrastination Puzzle will follow the program.

About the Speakers

Courtney Act is an emerging artist who breaks the rules and lives life on the gender divide. She’s a pop star in the making for a new generation that is beyond labels. Her videos have racked up more than twelve million views on YouTube and this summer she is releasing her debut EP, Kaleidoscope. Act has spent the last year touring North America, Australia, and Europe in the wake of being one of the top three finalists on the television show RuPaul’s Drag Race. She is a self-described Prius-driving, vegan, pansexual, polyamorous, genderqueer, hippy child who is passionate about human rights, the environment, and James Franco, whom she one day hopes to marry.

Tim Pychyl is the director of the Centre for Initiatives in Education and associate professor of psychology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Pychyl has developed an international reputation for his research on procrastination. In addition to scholarly articles, he has co-edited two books, the most recent of which is Procrastination, Health, and Well-Being, to be published in the spring of 2016. He is also the author of Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change. You can learn more about his research or access his Psychology Today blog and his iProcrastinate podcast at

Presented with Psychology Today.

Brainwave is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Tickets: $30.00

Member Tickets: $27.00
Note: This event was rescheduled from March 30, 2016.