Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy Theory

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Maslow’s Hierarchy was created by Abraham Maslow in which he suggests that before more sophisticated, higher order needs can be met, certain primary needs must be satisfied”. “A pyramid can represent the model, with the more basic needs at the bottom and the higher level at the top”. Robert S. Feldman 2010 Psychology and your life Module 22 Pages 249-250 University of Massachusetts, Amherst” The basic needs are primary drives; needs for water, food, sleep, and sex. “In order for a person to move up the hierarchy, Maslow suggests that people need a safe, secure environment in order to function effectively.” Robert S. Feldman, 2010, Psychology and Your life, Module 22 Pages 249-250 University of Massachusetts, Amherst.” Only after meeting the primary and safety needs, can a person fulfilled higher order needs, such as love and sense of belongingness, esteem and self actualization. “Love and belongingness needs include the needs to obtain and give affection and to be a contributing member of some group of society. After a person has fulfilled the love and belongings needs, a person strives for esteem”. Robert S. Feldman 2010 Psychology and your life Module 22 Pages 249-250 University of Massachusetts, Amherst. “Maslow’s thinking esteem relates to the need to develop a sense of self worth by recognizing that others know and value ones competence”. Robert S. Feldman 2010 Psychology and your life Module 22 Pages 249-250 University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Once all four
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