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Zeigarnik Effect

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Z for Zeigarnik Effect on Day 26 of the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. Sniff Sniff! The Zeigarnik Effect describes the tendency to finish a task once started. In the 1920s, Russian industrial psychologist and psychiatrist Bluma Wulfovna Zeigarnik (1900-1988) who established the discipline of pscyhopathology, was sitting at a cafe in Vienna and was intrigued by how waiters in restaurants were so efficient in getting and memorizing their customers’ orders even without writing them down. Once those orders…

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