GEOCENTRIC THEORY By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Theory of Ptolemy stating the earth is the centre of the universe and the bodies in the heavens all move around it. Compare heliocentric theory. GEOCENTRIC THEORY: "Geocentric theory was proposed by Ptolemy." Related Psychology Terms BIOSPHERE GLUCOSTATIC THEORY ASTROLOGY SIMPLE CELL SOCIOMETER THEORY AUTHENTICITY ITEM RESPONSE THEORY (IRT) SPECIFICITY THEORY STIMULUS SAMPLING THEORY (SST) SELF-CONSISTENCY PERSPECTIVE OF COGNITIVE DISSONANCE THEORY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GEOCENTRIC THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/geocentric-theory/ (accessed June 25, 2017).