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egocentric

Philosophy pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self
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Egocentric speech is generally outgrown by the age of six or seven, becoming more idiosyncratic and less comprehensible to a listener and finally disappearing.
If egocentric and exocentric conditions did not include the same distances, this could lead to an artifactual difference in mean error between the two conditions.
Therefore, we should divorce the "internalist" theory of egocentric rationality from "externalist" theories of reliable belief.
Trump is an egocentric narcissist but I'm not sure banning the twit is the right way forward.
Washington, March 8 ( ANI ): Egocentric behaviour in children may be blamed on the immaturity of a brain region involved in self-control, a new study has suggested.
He is the sixth member of the Houses of Parliament to have been banged up after a remarkable series of revelations which left the public with the view that almost all MPs and peers were nothing more than grasping, egocentric, money-mad men and women out for all they could get at the expense of the system.
Now he pops up in this episode of the engaging sitcom involving a bunch of egocentric phone salesfolk.
He argues that it is egocentric at least to say that human rights are prevalent in today's world when millions if not billions of people are denied their rights on a daily basis.
It is quite sad to have to accept that an egocentric expression I recall from far-off service days now springs all too readily and perhaps appropriate to mind: " .
Actually, the propositions were rejected because they did not address genuine problems but were discriminatory and granted dictatorial powers to an egocentric, unqualified politician.
Selfish does not come close to describing the arrogance of this appalling egocentric woman.
IN THE aftermath of the war against Iraqand the egocentric desire of President Bush to threaten Syria and indeed anyone who dares to speak against him, a chill wind is blowing across America.