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Outgrowing emotional egocentricity: Linked brain region discovered

A region of the brain that enables children to overcome emotional self-centeredness as they mature has been discovered by researchers. Egocentrism refers to the inability to differentiate between one's own point of view and that of other people. Egocentric people consider themselves to be the centre of all activity and assess all events and circumstances from this perspective. They project their own ideas, fears and desires onto the environment and others.
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