Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow was an influential American psychologist best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization. Maslow was a key figure in the humanistic movement in psychology.


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  1. 1. Motivation and Personality

    This book is a seminal work in the field of psychology, focusing on the theory of human motivation and personality. The author posits that humans have a hierarchy of needs, with basic survival needs at the bottom and self-actualization at the top. This hierarchy influences all human behavior, as individuals strive to meet these needs in order. The book also explores the concept of peak experiences, moments of extraordinary happiness and fulfillment, which are often associated with self-actualization. It is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding human behavior and motivation.

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