ument. It’s this tens…ls — or of getting off the phone with a loved one after an unresolved argument. It’s this tension — created by a craving for closure — that helps us more effectively remember the unfinished task.
As humans, we have a craving for closure, which is activated when an issue is left unsettled. Think of the gradual revelations of detective …
Because the Zeigarnik effect says that “interrupted tasks are better remembered than completed ones.”