bookmate game
en

Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow was an influential American psychologist best known for his groundbreaking theory of human motivation and hierarchy of needs.

Abraham Harold Maslow grew up in a Jewish immigrant family and faced considerable challenges during childhood, including anti-Semitism. Despite these obstacles, he developed a passion for education and psychology at a young age.

Maslow attended the City College of New York and later pursued his graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned a Ph.D. in psychology in 1934.

Throughout his career, Maslow worked as a professor at various institutions, including Brooklyn College, where he became interested in humanistic psychology and the study of self-actualization. He became one of the founders of the humanistic psychology movement, which emphasized the importance of individual growth, self-awareness, and personal responsibility.

His most significant paper, A Theory of Human Motivation (1943), appeared in the Psychological Review. Maslow's theory of human motivation is often called the hierarchy of needs. According to him, individuals are driven by a hierarchy of needs that must be satisfied in a specific order.

The needs, arranged in a pyramid, start with basic physiological needs like food, water, and shelter and progress to safety, love and belonging, esteem, and finally, self-actualization, which is one's potential and personal growth.

In Motivation and Personality (1954), Maslow further expanded on his hierarchy of needs theory and explored the concept of self-actualization in depth. He discussed the characteristics and behaviors of self-actualized individuals and the factors that can hinder or facilitate the full realization of their potential.

In Toward a Psychology of Being (1962), Maslow continued his exploration of self-actualization and the characteristics of self-actualized individuals. He emphasized the importance of personal growth, peak experiences, and the need for transcendent or spiritual experiences.

Another significant work is Religions, Values, and Peak Experiences (1964). In this book, Maslow explored the commonalities among various religious and spiritual experiences and discussed the role of peak experiences in promoting personal growth and self-actualization.

Abraham Maslow's theories have profoundly impacted the fields of psychology, education, management, and various other disciplines. His emphasis on the positive aspects of human nature and the pursuit of self-actualization has inspired countless individuals to strive for personal growth.

Abraham Maslow died in California on June 8, 1970, of a heart attack while jogging in Menlo Park. He was 62.
godine života: 1 aprila 1908 8 juna 1970

Citati

b1505382277je citiraoпре 2 године
Homeostasis refers to the body’s automatic efforts to maintain a constant, normal state of the blood stream.
b3815043239je citiraoпре 2 године
Observe that if these assumptions are proven true, they promise a scientific ethics, a natural value system, a court of ultimate appeal for the determination of good and bad, of right and wrong.
Yulia Yurchakje citiralaпре 7 месеци
All that is needed for science to be a help in positive human fulfillment is an enlarging and deepening of the conception of its nature, its goals and its methods

Utisci

julllsje podelio/la utisakпре 3 месеца
🎯Zdrav
👍Vredna čitanja

b9266589872je podelio/la utisakпрошле године
👍Vredna čitanja

JLuis Chaconje podelio/la utisakпрошле године
👍Vredna čitanja

  • nedostupno
    Abraham Maslow
    A Theory of Human Motivation
    • 1.9K
    • 94
    • 4
    • 59
    en
  • fb2epub
    Prevucite i otpustite datoteke (ne više od 5 odjednom)