Seinfeld: Mini Cue Stick
  • Psychology → Cognitive Bias → Functional Fixedness

When Kramer finds it infeasible to use his cue stick in a game of pool, he uses a conductor's baton as a cue stick. By not limiting himself to the intended use of the baton, he overcomes functional fixedness.

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