VOCABULARY: Zeigarnik Effect


What Is the Zeigarnik Effect, and Can It Boost Your Productivity?
SHEA SIMMONS @heysheashea SEP 22, 2021, 8:00 AM EDT 

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According to the Zeigarnik effect—coined in the early 20th century by Bluma Zeigarnik, a Russian psychologist—people intentionally leaving tasks unfinished to harness the motivation to return to them.

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Interesting. I never heard of this.  Not sure if it would work for me?


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