egocentrism


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Synonyms for egocentrism

Synonyms for egocentrism

concern for your own interests and welfare

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An adolescent's normal egocentrism can cause her to focus upon the effect of the death upon her life (Rando, 1984).
Instead, the preschool-age child, who is wrestling with egocentrism and with limited knowledge of social relations, would probably benefit from social skill modeling and instruction.
A compendium of cultural trends--hedonism, egocentrism, materialism, secularism--could only operate to defeat the demands of a celibate male Catholic clergy.
Hoffman's friend and two-time co-star Warren Beatty (``Ishtar,'' ``Dick Tracy'') set the tone with his introductory speech, a deceptively befuddled self-parody of his notorious egocentrism.
Peter's Complaint" is about "the dialectic between egocentrism and theocentrism" (61).
At its very essence, the task of education is assisting the learner in moving from egocentrism to a more aware state.
Studies have found adolescent egocentrism to be more prevalent among females than males and to continue into late adolescence (Peterson & Roscoe, 1991; Rycek, Stuhr, McDermott, Benker, & Swartz, 1998).
2) Egocentrism decreased through interactions in the social environment.
It seeks ways to rise above egocentrism to learn something from the other perspective, as advocated by the late Cornell University astronomer Carl Sagan.
Temperamental and personality factors conducive to criminal activity, such as grandiosity, callousness, impulsivity, anger problems, egocentrism and poor problem-solving skills are all potential responsivity factors to consider.
Secular humanism, feminism, egocentrism, and materialism have changed the meaning and goals of education.
A little bit of that Monican egocentrism finds its way into Gale Weathers, the tabloid TV reporter Cox plays in ``Scream,'' her first major movie release since ``Friends'' made her a television superstar.
Elkind's conception of adolescent egocentrism included two constructs he called the imaginary audience and personal fable.
Children's egocentrism also means that they see their accomplishments from their own proud point of view, as they evaluate what is concretely observable rather than looking for what might be lacking.