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Negative self -statements refer to self-critical thoughts that increase anxiety and lower performance.

Negative sensations is a term which according to Fechner refer to sensations that occur below the absolute threshold and are therefore below the level of awareness.
Negative state relief theory refers to the proposition that people help others in order to relieve their own distress
negative symptom refers to less outgoing symptom, such as flat affect (toneless speech , vacant gaze) or poor speech, displayed by some people with Schizophrenia .

Negative symptoms refer to the symptoms of schizophrenia, including affective flattening, alogia, avolition, and anhedonia, that involve functioning below the level of normal behavior. Negative symptoms are also known as second-rank symptoms in schizophrenia; those characteristics that are notably absent in the affected person but are usually present in a person’s experience, such as appropriate self care, full range of affect

Negative symptoms in schizophrenia deficits in functioning that indicate the absence of a capacity present in normal people, such as affective flattening which is also called Type II symptoms
Negative transfer is when the mastery of one task conflicts with learning or performing another. Negative transfer occurs when solving an earlier problem makes it harder to solve a later one.

Negative-information bias refers to the fact that negative information receives more weight in an employment decision than does positive information.

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