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a cognitive bias that limits a person to using an object only in the way it is traditionally used.
RPoldrack about five years ago.

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"Initial definition retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_fixedness"
NPicchetti (about six years ago)

Term History

REVISION 3

Definition contributed by BGregory about six years ago:a cognitive bias that limits a person to using an object only in the way it is traditionally used.

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:a cognitive bias that limits a person to using an object only in the way it is traditionally used. (from Wikipedia)

REVISION 1

Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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