egocentricity


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e·go·cen·tric·i·ty

(ē'gō-sen-tris'i-tē),
The condition of being egocentric.

egocentricity

(ē″gōsĕn-trĭs′ĭ-tē)
The stage of cognitive development in which perception is almost exclusively from the child's own viewpoint and in the child's own way. This stage is characteristic of toddlers and early preschool children.
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Egocentricity implies that my willingness to pay to increase someone else's payoff is less than 1 when our payoffs are equal.
According to Sowell's conception of human nature, the moral limitations of man in general and of his egocentricity in particular are neither lamented nor regarded as things to be changed.
In seeking to accommodate the young people's personal "issues" (for which, in many cases but not all, you can read rampant ill-discipline) Jamie and his producers have played up to what is the young charges' biggest bargaining weapon and greatest weakness: their overblown egocentricity.
Ayatollah Khamenei reiterated that egocentricity and materialistic motivations led certain people to "stand against the Islamic Revolution.
He begins by describing the general issue of the social construction of deviance in relation to such issues as egocentricity, ethnocentricity, culture, norms, and ideologies.
First, egocentricity consumes both, each desiring to control her own destiny, as well as the lives of those around her.
Egocentricity, myopia, self-aggrandisement, frank materialism, hidden agendas, strong male chauvinism and intense patriarchy characterise the majority of imams in North America.
Further, with the Generation Y employee input concentrating on the individual in the egocentricity of 'personal', it is can be asserted that this generation, more than any other before it, is self-centred.
She has this horrendous egocentricity and is probably a person you wouldn't want to be friends with, if it weren't for Mr Knightley, the only one who has the power to tell her off.
Simultaneously breaking restraining shackles imposed by classical dance and freeing her work from the egocentricity that governs modern dance, Bausch found a distinctive way to express the frailty of the human condition, regarding people as social beings with a soul in search for connection to others.
But with major corporate sponsors offering large prize monies, the focus of many boarding competitions is no longer fun; extreme forms of individualism and egocentricity prevail.