5 Maslow’s Theory on Human Needs Abraham Maslow – psychologistA. Looked at needs in order to understand human motivation.
6 II. PyramidA. Placed the needs in the order that they must be met1. 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 needsPeople move up and down the pyramid according to the situation.
8 Physical Needs Basic Needs: Required for Survival FoodShelterClothingWants: 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. PraiseSupportCompanionshipAcceptanceRecognitionLoveParenting 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 QuestionUsing the reflection question format answer the following questions in relation to Abraham Maslow’s Pyramid of Human Needs