TRAIT-NEGATIVITY BIAS

the propensity for negative character traits to play a greater role than positive character traits in determining overall impressions and to be more frequently cited within attributions of motive.

TRAIT-NEGATIVITY BIAS: "Commonly referred to as negativity bias. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRAIT-NEGATIVITY BIAS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/trait-negativity-bias/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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