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Of all the psychologists and their theories the one I find most interesting and believe the most in is Abraham Maslow I believe his hierarchy of needs is real and that people do fall in one of the levels of his pyramid Most of us start at a bottom level in life and strive to reach a higher level of financial and educational stability along with a satisfying career We all have basic needs in life and once we have these we climb the ladder to higher achievements in life Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist who studied the Humanistic aspects of psychology He became interested in psychology after learning about John Watson and his contributions to the behavioral theory In 1943 Maslow created a pyramid he called the Hierarchy of Needs This pyramid was based on a persons basic lower needs to the higher needs in ones life Maslow disapproved of behaviorism and later on took a similar direction as Freud and his writings He accepted the existence of the unconscious but he opposed Freuds conviction that the greater part of who we are is hidden past our consciousness Maslow thought that for the most part we are aware of our actions and that without impediments in our life that we all could become psychologically fit people with a greater understanding of whom we are and better able to accept the world we live in In areas that Freud saw pessimism or negative behavior in a persons life Maslow looked for more positives in mankind Maslow believed that we are all born with certain needs and without meeting these needs a person was sure to die The first and bottom level of his hierarchy was physiological needs such as warmth shelter and food Physiological needs were concerned with a biological balance and homeostasis or equilibrium Without these basic needs a person would not be able to thrive The second levels of the pyramid were
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