Analysis Of ' Inside The Mind Of A Master Procrastinator ' Essay

1872 Words Dec 7th, 2016 8 Pages
Procrastination affects many people, I even procrastinated writing this paper. The ways that it affects us can be different, sometimes procrastination doesn’t affect us too much, but other time it can cause major health risks such as, stress or depression. Recognizing this, Tim Urban presented a Ted Talk on procrastination and the dangers it can have. In his Ted Talk “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator”, Urban used pathos with a minimal amount of logos and ethos to express his message to his to the audience. Urban also used pictures to support his use of pathos. By using personal experiences and the experiences of others, Urban was able to express his knowledge and credibility on the potential dangers of procrastination. Throughout his Ted Talk, Urban had the audience laughing which showed that he was effective in connecting to his audience. In “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator”, Tim Urban effectively presented the dangers of procrastination and connected his message about not procrastinating long-term things to his audience through the use of pathos, ethos, and logos.
Tim Urban opened his presentation with a story of how he procrastinated in college when writing his papers. He then went on to explain that he was a blogger and how he started to think and talk about procrastination. He explained the differences between a procrastinator’s brain and non-procrastinator 's brain, by showing a drawing of a non-procrastinator’s brain that had a rational decision…

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