DENYING THE CONSEQUENT By N., Sam M.S. - 231 Logic. If a conditional statement is accepted as true then the negative can be inferred as well. Also called modus tollens. See affirmimg the antecedent- affirming the consequent. DENYING THE CONSEQUENT: "Denying the consequent is where the negative aspect is also true." Related Psychology Terms DENYING THE ANTECEDENT ANTECEDENT FORMAL FAL CONDITIONAL REASONING Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Evaluation of a Quantitative Study FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) DEMONOLOGY Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DENYING THE CONSEQUENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/denying-the-consequent/ (accessed June 28, 2022).