Posts tagged "Zeigarnik Effect"

November 6, 2011

Want to Improve Learning? Take a Break…

You’re watching your favorite daily soap on T.V. and just before an important plot unveils, the commercial break jumps in.

You have to write an article and have a lot of cool ideas in your mind, but you don’t know where to start from. You take good five hours to hold the pen in your hand and write that first line. But, once the first line is scribbled on a piece of paper, the article is complete within an hour or two.

You are in office on a Friday evening and there is an important task that you need to complete but somehow you are not able to complete it on Friday. The task haunts you the entire weekend…

All these instances indicate that you don’t like the tasks to be left unfinished. You are always inquisitive to know what will happen next; you tend to finish the task once started; and aspire to complete all the important tasks assigned to you on time.

Ever wondered why this happens? It’s called the Continue reading…

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