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In psychology, rigidity refers to an obstinate inability to yield. A refusal to appreciate another persons viewpoint or emotions, charactorized by a lack of empathy. A specific example is functional fixedness, which is a difficulty conceiving new uses for familiar objects.[1]


  1. Davis, Stephen F.; Palladino, Joseph J. (2007). Psychology, Pearson Prentice Hall.
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