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400 words about Examine aspects of adolescent egocentrism.

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1. About adolescent egocentrism - 100 words
2. Aspect 1 - 100 words
3. Aspect 2 - 100 words
4. Applicable theories - 100 words

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Adolescent Egocentrism

Adolescence as a developmental stage in human life stages is also known as the teen years, occupying the stage between childhood and young adulthood. While their considerable physical and psychological growth experienced at this stage, teens are still cognitively unable, according to Piaget (1951) unable to differentiate certain aspects of self which leads to manifestations of egocentricism, with the trait being manifested differently according to the social, environmental and biological influences on the teen. Hill and Lapsley ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on teen egocentrisim. The solution discusses ideas of theorists on the topic and explains the 3 main distortions of thinking at this stage. Resources are provided for further exploration of the topic.

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Reflect on two of Elkind's manifestations of adolescent egocentrism:
1. The imaginary audience
2. The personal fable
Next, create two case studies (350 words each), each illustrating one of these.
Case studies can be personal experiences or made up for the purpose of illustration. Examples should be unique.

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