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egocentric

Philosophy pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self
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Some neurons are "center-bearing" cells, which are egocentric in nature, and identify where the geometric center of the space is located in relation to the animal.
All these areas have been linked with spatial orientation processing, mainly with allocentric strategy (15), but also with egocentric strategy (15).
Mr Tabassum, who is life member of Pakistan Academy of Letters, said that social values were on the decline because people had now become more egocentric. It should change, he said.
"He is smug now that he has got a little bit of power, and his attitude is one of self-righteousness - and even when he is being interviewed, he is egocentric and charmless" Actor Steven Berkoff on Jeremy Corbyn "I have just been told I can't buy cigarettes, unless I've got ID.
Andy Samberg stars as the egocentric and deluded Conner, nicknamed Conner4Real, who after leaving hip-hop group, The Style Boyz, embarks on a solo career.
Andy Samberg stars as the egocentric and deluded Conner, nicknamed Conner4Real, who after leaving his hiphop group, The Style Bozy, embarks on a solo career.
I happened to be present when a Parliament security guard became suspicious about one of the egocentric billionaire's minders, who had some kind of implement holstered to his hip.
Parenthood is not the only path in life, but society is centered around kids and procreation, and those who avoid the process are often labeled as being egocentric. This book answers those charges and clearly points the way to alternative behaviors and why they are every bit as valid as the majority decision to have children in their lives.
This definition should not be confused with the common definition of ego, which often denotes selfishness or conceit and is considered "egocentric." The research described in this paper utilizes a Jungian approach in analyzing the existing literature to explain how the ego of an individual caught in an addiction is overcome and replaced by the addiction.
Christian Jessen, brave man, wanted to put doctors into Room 101, asking: "Have you ever met a more arrogant and egocentric bunch of people?" He wasn't successful with his refreshingly contentious choice, but Warwick Davis was with his - "People who send emails."
Shelley is superb as the driven, talented and egocentric product of a Welsh Methodist family '