Stop searching, and you will find it: Search-Resistant Concepts in Systematic Searching

Smithson M (1989). Ignorance and Uncertainty: Emerging Paradigms. New York, NY: Springer.

Not only might you have heard of this statement, but you have also experienced it. When something is lost, and you concentrate on finding it, it hides away, and you cannot find it. It is not found until you stop searching for it, and it will appear in front of you. Is it another Murphy’s law? I don’t know. What I know is that we practically…



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