Maslow'S Hierarchy Of Needs. . . . Ashraf Awad Elkarim.

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Maslow 's Hierarchy of Needs Ashraf Awad Elkarim PSY 212 – Theories of Personality Maslow 's Hierarchy of Needs Abraham Maslow was a phenomenal psychologist whose influences on the field cannot be dismissed. This paper is going to be based on one of his most famous works which is his hierarchy of needs. “Maslow’s hierarchy of needs concept assumes that lower level needs must be satisfied or at least relatively satisfied before higher level needs become motivators.” (Feist, Feist & Roberts, 2013, p. 266). He often referred to the five conative needs that make up the hierarchy as basic needs. (Feist, et al, 2013). Those basic needs in order of priority are: physiological needs, safety needs, love and belongingness needs,…show more content…
2. Safety Needs: those include physical safety, dependency, law, order, stability, etc. (Feist, et al, 2013). 3. Love and Belongingness Needs: according to Maslow after at least partially satisfying the previous needs most people would be driven by their love and belongingness needs, such as seeking friends, mates, family, or communities that make them feel loved and that they belong. (Feist, et al, 2013). 4. Esteem Needs: Maslow identified two parts of this need, self-esteem, and reputation. Reputation is the recognition a person acquires from others, while self-esteem is the persons own perception of their self-worth and their confidence. (Feist, et al, 2013). 5. Self-Actualization Needs: are needs of self-fulfillment, realization of one’s full potentials, and creativity with a full meaning to the word. Those are needs that are met after automatically after ones esteem needs are met, that is if they’re embracing B-values. B-values include truth, justice, beauty, etc. (Feist, et al, 2013). According to (Kellerman, 2013) in our modern time those needs can be fulfilled through two spaces physical space and virtual space, and it seems that the higher the ranking of a specific need is on the hierarchy the wider their possible gratification through virtual space is and on the opposite hand the lowest level of need is by far the hardest to fulfill in virtual space, for example it is a lot easier to fulfill esteem needs on the internet than while it’s almost

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