ZEIGARNIK EFFECT

the propensity for disturbed, unfinished jobs to be better recalled than finished jobs.

ZEIGARNIK EFFECT: "The Zeigarnik effect is aptly named for its founder, a Russian psychologist by the name of Bluma Zeigarnik."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ZEIGARNIK EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/zeigarnik-effect/ (accessed June 25, 2017).
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