(noun) Concern for your own interests and wellbeing over all others; self-centeredness.
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- Plural: egocentrisms
- Altruism is the opposite of egocentrism.
- Also called:
- An (noun) egocentrist exhibits egocentrism (adverb) egocentristically in an (adjective) egocentric or (adjective) egocentristic manner.
- Windschitl, Paul D., Jason P. Rose, Michael T. Stalkfleet, and Andrew R. Smith. 2008. “Are People Excessive or Judicious in their Egocentrism? A Modeling Approach to Understanding Bias and Accuracy in People’s Optimism.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 95(2): 253-273.