Negative Emotions

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What are Negative Emotions?

Negative emotion or affect is the experience of feeling negative emotions such as anger, frustration, guilt, nervousness and fear. Inducing negative emotions in your users as they experience your user interface is one of many ways your product could fail. Therefore, it is important to learn how to prevent negative affect in your user experience and induce positive emotions instead.

Literature on Negative Emotions

Here’s the entire UX literature on Negative Emotions by the Interaction Design Foundation, collated in one place:

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