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egocentric

Philosophy pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self
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Both groups egocentrically focus on the issues most important to their own side and therefore perceive more conflict than actually exists between the groups (Chambers & Melnyk, 2006).
Having extra testosterone was associated with volunteers behaving egocentrically and favouring their own selections over their partner's.
Now, a new study has found that the hormone testosterone has the opposite effect - in other words, it makes people act less cooperatively and more egocentrically.
Constantinescu fustigated Dej more extensively and egocentrically than Chisinevschi at the April Politburo meetings.
Egocentrically, a person's personal space moves with them, "[the person] being in the center.
One needs to be capable of seeing one's own pain in others--to rediscover oneself in others--not to just live egocentrically.
In Christ believers no longer live egocentrically, but exocentrically and find their being, their personhood in the other.
In many of these books, furthermore, what is not oneself is often defined egocentrically, as what belongs to oneself.
She posits that when we are deeply engaged we cease to be egocentrically absorbed.
Only through disinterestedness--which is not to say disengagement--could a spectator identify beauty in a manner that was not egocentrically based (McMahon 232).
One might argue that the strategy of the overt assumption of the role of Stage Irishman was designed to convey the impression that the Irish, inured to the insult implicit in the stereotype, had begun to act in the manner expected of them by the English as a deliberate, even political, ploy to keep hidden and protected the true spirit of the nation, so that the last laugh was on the English for being short-sighted and insensitive in perceiving egocentrically only what they chose to see.
Such a judgment is the result of a myopic habit of studying behavior only, and concluding egocentrically that all behavior is 'put on' for effect on the observer" ("Dialect" 245).