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Definition of the adjective Allocentric

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  1. Concerned with the interests of others more than one's own; community-minded.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychopharmacology (2010)

by Ian Stolerman

Cross-References ▷ Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ALDH ▷ Alcohol Dehydrogenase Allocentric Synonyms Exocentric; Geocentric Definition Etymologically, allocentric means centred on another. In terms of spatial memory, allocentric is ...

Google previewGrounding Geographic Information in Perceptual Operations (2012)

by Simon Scheider

Allocentric means that the firing of all these cells is independent of an egocentric reference frame, but depends on external landmark objects and surfaces [22]. If a rat comes across a place defined relative to the walls of a box, the cell will fire ...

Google previewDictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality (2012)

by S. Medlik

An allocentric is a traveller with a preference for exploration and inquisitiveness, continually seeking new destinations. A psychocentric is unadventurous, wants security, seeks the familiar and a 'tried and tested' destination. In between these ...

Google previewThe World as Metaphor in Robert Musil's The Man Without Qualities (2012)

Possibility as Reality by Genese Grill

Being allocentric means not having a center at all anymore, MwQ, 1528). To have no center is to have centers everywhere. Patrizia McBride's excellent book The Void of Ethics concentrates on the centerless circle as cipher for the problem of a ...

Google previewHard Conversations Unpacked (2016)

The Whos, the Whens, and the What-Ifs by Jennifer Abrams

Allocentric means centering your interest and attention on another person. Being humane in this context means being in touch with how the person at the receiving end of the hard conversation experiences the exchange in the moment, ...

Google previewThe Handbook of Culture and Psychology (2001)

by David Matsumoto

Allocentric means a person who is paying attention to other people.

Google previewSpatial Information Theory (2011)

10th International Conference, COSIT 2011, Belfast, ME, USA by Max J. Egenhofer, Nicholas Giudice, Reinhard Moratz, Michael Worboys

Allocentric means that the firing of all these cells is independent of an egocentric reference frame, but depends on external landmark objects and surfaces [4]. There are even place cells configured in a grid-like manner [4]. Therefore, point- like ...

Google previewThe Economics of Tourism Destinations (2012)

by Guido Candela, Paolo Figini

The allocentric is a tourist who puts other ...

Google previewZen-Brain Reflections (2010)

by James H. Austin

Allocentric means with reference to other locations outside the person. In contrast , egocentric means with reference back to the central axis of the personal self. ( See also parts VI and IX.) 1. First, take a deep breath. As you breathe in 8.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing (2011)

by Linda E. Swayne, Mark Dodds

Allocentric and psychocentric are personality types that will determine not only how a person participates in sport and recreation,

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David Loring

Allocentric Allographic store/allographic errors Allocentric lesion is referred to the analogous location on the (opposite) side *ipsilateral to the lesion. This phenomenon, however, is more accurately termed allochiria. A more literal interpretation ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (2011)

by Shane J. Lopez

Triandis, a noted researcher in this area, offers the related term allocentric, which is used to describe an...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

These findings led to the assertion that the hippocampus codes maps in ' allocentric' (world centered) coordinates. One of the most commonly used paradigms to evaluate spatial navigation in rodents is the Morris Water Maze, which can be ...

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Allocentric Meaning

Video shows what allocentric means. Concerned with the interests of others more than one's own, community-minded.. Relating to spatial representations: ...

Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1C3E1N1T1R1I1C3

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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