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1 Maslow’s Pyramid

2 A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be. Abraham Maslow Motivation and Personality (1954)

3 Build the Pyramid Using the slips of paper build Abraham Maslow’s Pyramid Match the definition to the need Build the pyramid from the lowest to the highest level of human needs.


5 Maslow’s Theory on Human Needs
Abraham Maslow – psychologist A. Looked at needs in order to understand human motivation.

6 II. Pyramid A. Placed the needs in the order that they must be met 1. each level must be met before the next higher level can be achieved.

7 Lowest level of unmet need motivates our behavior.
When lower needs are met people can concentrate on higher needs People move up and down the pyramid according to the situation.

8 Physical Needs Basic Needs: Required for Survival
Food Shelter Clothing Wants: Things you would like to have or do. Your needs must be satisfied before you’re able to think about anything else. Parenting examples?

9 Safety / Security Protects you from physical harm.
You feel both physically and emotional secure. Feeling safe from threats and danger. You need to feel safe in your surroundings and know what to expect. Parenting examples?

10 Love / Belonging You need to feel loved and accepted.
Praise Support Companionship Acceptance Recognition Love Parenting examples?

11 Esteem Knowing you have value and self-worth. Need for respect.
You know others are pleased with who you are. By acquiring esteem, you gain confidence and feel needed in the world. Parenting examples?

12 Self-Actualization Reaching your fullest potential.
Ultimate level of fulfillment and satisfaction. To reach this level, all other needs must be met. Parenting examples?

13 Reflection Question Using the reflection question format answer the following questions in relation to Abraham Maslow’s Pyramid of Human Needs

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