negative transfer


negative transfer

noun

Definition of NEGATIVE TRANSFER

:  the impeding of learning or performance in a situation by learned responses carried over from another situation

First Known Use of NEGATIVE TRANSFER

1921

negative transfer

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEGATIVE TRANSFER

: the impeding of learning or performance in a situation by the carryover of learned responses from another situation—compare interference 4

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