Medical Definition of Zeigarnik effect
: the psychological tendency to remember an uncompleted task rather than a completed one
Biographical Note for zeigarnik effect
Bluma (1900–1988), Russian psychologist. Zeigarnik first described the Zeigarnik effect in her 1927 doctoral thesis.
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