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ego orientation

a motivational focus on winning a game or achieving superior status in a social comparison. Ego orientation is a component of achievement goal theory.

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March 2nd 2024

motor speech disorder

motor speech disorder

any of several communication disorders arising from inaccurate production of speech sounds because of lack of strength or coordination of the muscles involved in speaking, as occurs in cerebellar ataxia or Parkinson’s disease.