Egoism

Known as: EGOTISM, self-absorption, self-centeredness 
The ethical doctrine that morality has its foundations in self-interest. Also, excessive preoccupation with one's own well-being and interests.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Since their invention some 50 years ago1, lasers have made a tremendous impact on modern science and technology. Nevertheless… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Social commentators have argued that changes over the last decades have coalesced to create a relatively unique generation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Group members often reason egocentrically, believing that they deserve more than their fair share of group resources. Leading… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Clinical experience and some empirical data suggest that different subtypes of gamblers may exist. This study examined… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
From the perspective of implicit egotism people should gravitate toward others who resemble them because similar others activate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Because most people possess positive associations about themselves, most people prefer things that are connected to the self (e.g… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The kinetics of ATP reagents not affected by product inhibition or other forms of inactivation of luciferase during the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
It has been widely asserted that low self-esteem causes violence, but laboratory evidence is lacking, and some contrary… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In this paper, two clinical sequences are presented in an effort to describe the methods by which the analyst attempts to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Four experiments demonstrated that certainty about self-attributes is associated with positive affect about the self. In… (More)
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