ETHNOCENTRISM By N., Sam M.S. - 1 A tendency to malign and reject another ethnic group while glorifying your own. See ingroup bias- racism. ETHNOCENTRISM: "Joe was using ethnocentrism to make out he was from a superior race to Zarita." Related Psychology Terms MODERN RACISM ANTISOCIAL REACTION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) GIFTED CHILDREN Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures LEVEL OF ASPIRATION DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP LEARNING ADDS Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ETHNOCENTRISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ethnocentrism/ (accessed November 26, 2021).