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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

It's a motivational theory in psychology comprising stages of human needs.
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Zettelkasten, August 11, 2021
## Notes - It's a motivational theory in psychology comprising stages of human needs. - [Abraham Maslow](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Maslow) proposed this theory in 1943 in his paper "A Theory of Human Motivation." - From the bottom of the hierarchy upwards, the needs are: - **Physiologica**l: the biological component for human survival, as air, water, food, sex. - **Safety**: personal, emotional, and financial security. - **Love and Social Belonging**: interpersonal and feelings of belongingness, including family, friendship, and intimacy. - **Esteem Needs**: status, recognition, fame, competency, mastery, self-confidence, and freedom. - **Cognitive**: creativity, predictability, curiosity, and meaning. - **Aesthetic**: extracting the world's beauty. - **Self-actualization**: the realization of one's full potential. Partner acquisition and pursuing goals. - **Transcendence**: spiritual needs. ## References - [Dr. Saul McLeod. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs](https://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html) - [Wikipedia. Maslow's hierarchy of needs](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow%27s_hierarchy_of_needs)
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