What is adolescence? Explain the concept of egocentrism.



Adolescence is derived from a latin term adolescere that means to grow into maturity, defination of adolescence is – the stage of life that begins at the onset of puberty, when sexual maturity, or the ability

to reproduce is attained.  This is a period of rapid development. During this number of changes occur in the individual , they attain sexual characterstics and cultural and socio-emotional changes are also evident. 

Egocentrism, is the concept of the preoccupational stage that refers to the tendency of a child to see the world according to their own perspective, and they are not able to appreciate others point of view.

Example-  when child say her moms name is mama/mom. 

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