Einstellung effect

Posted on 19 Apr, 2024

  • The Einstellung effect occurs when a person uses a familiar solution to solve a problem, despite the availability of a more efficient alternative.

  • This bias can prevent individuals from finding the best solution to a problem, trying out new things and experimenting.

  • In my domain, this can be sometimes seen as "Resistance to Change". This effect can lead to resistance towards adopting new methodologies or paradigms in software development.

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