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Laying out tasks in an Eisenhower matrix is a useful method to prioritize some tasks and trash others.

Why Your Brain Tricks You Into Doing Less Important Tasks

Yet again, your brain is working against you, and it’s because of a phenomenon called the urgency effect.

To all of my procrastinators out there, I offer an explanation: Your brain is working against you, and it’s because of a phenomenon called the urgency effect.

Picture a 2x2 square with four boxes. At the top of the square are two labels: Urgent and non-urgent. On the left are two other labels: Important and not important.

Read the rest of Tim Herrera’s article at NYT.