Zeigarnik effect

noun
Zei·​gar·​nik effect | \ zī-ˈgär-nik- How to pronounce Zeigarnik effect (audio) \

Medical Definition of Zeigarnik effect

: the psychological tendency to remember an uncompleted task rather than a completed one

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“Zeigarnik effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Zeigarnik%20effect. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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