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Hierarchy of Needs: The 5 Levels of Maslow’s


What motivates human conduct? Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is outstanding amongst other known theories of inspiration. As per humanist psychologist Abraham Maslow, our actions are inspired to accomplish certain needs.

A Closer Look at Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs


Maslow first presented his idea of a hierarchy of needs in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” and his subsequent book Motivation and Personality. This hierarchy suggests that individuals are roused to satisfy basic needs before proceeding onward to other, further developed needs.

While some of the existing schools of thought at that point (such as psychoanalysis and behaviorism) would in general focus on dangerous behaviors, Maslow was considerably more interested in finding out about what makes individuals upbeat and the things that they do to accomplish that point.

As a humanist, Maslow believed that individuals want to act naturally completed, that is, to be everything they can be. To accomplish these ultimate goals, be that as it may, various increasingly basic needs must be addressed such as the need for nourishment, safety, love, and self-esteem.1

There are five unique levels of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. How about we investigate Maslow’s needs starting at the lowest level, known as physiological needs:

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