I read this with interest. I would have to agree with it from my own personal observations.
What does this mean to us in terms of software development? Is it better to end the day (or go to lunch?) in the middle of a task?
The Zeigarnik effect is the psychological tendency to remember an uncompleted task rather than a completed one. Bluma Zeigarnik first discovered this effect in the 1920's while in a viennese coffee shop. She noticed that a waiter was able to...