Definition of Negative stimulus

1. Noun. A stimulus with undesirable consequences.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Negative Stimulus

negative pressures
negative proof
negative proofs
negative regulation
negative reinforcement
negative reinforcer
negative reinforcing stimulus
negative scotoma
negative sense
negative side waterproofing
negative space
negative spaces
negative stain
negative staining
negative stimulation
negative stimulus (current term)
negative strand virus
negative stranded RNA virus
negative taxis
negative thermotaxis
negative transference
negative verb
negative verbs
negative zero
negatived
negatively
negatively bathmotropic
negatively charged
negatively dromotropic
negativeness

Literary usage of Negative stimulus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"The second record shows that the negative stimulus (different bell) was given, that no punishment was given with it, and that the reflex appeared ..."

2. Psychology from the standpoint of a behaviorist by John Broadus Watson (1919)
"The second record shows that the negative stimulus (a different bell) was given, that no punishment was given with it, and that the reflex appeared ..."

3. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"Furthermore the animals responded positively to the negative stimulus when it was given alone. The conclusion that the stimulus to which the animals were ..."

4. Researches on Irritability of Plants by Jagadis Chandra Bose (1913)
"Records showing positive response in Mimosa followed by negative. Stimulus was applied on the petiole 30 mm. from pulvinus. Vibration-frequency 5 per second ..."

5. A Text-book of Experimental Psychology by Charles Samuel Myers (1909)
"It is in no way absurd to regard this local or general condition as acting in the form of an internal positive or negative stimulus upon the cerebro- ..."

6. How to Measure in Education by William Anderson McCall (1922)
"... or move she makes will be a positive or negative stimulus depending upon her choice. But in mass instruction most of the stimuli are neutral stimuli. ..."

7. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1889)
"negative stimulus interrupting the contraction of the sphincter and caused by shutting off the light from the other eye requires just the same time to ..."

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