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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

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Hierarchy of Needs
Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher-level safety needs and then psychological needs become active
Self-Actualization
according to Maslow, the ultimate psychological need that arises after basic physical and psychological needs are met and self-esteem is achieved; the motivation to fulfill one's potential
Potential
Possible, able to happen; something that can develop or become a reality
Esteem
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded), to regard highly; a highly favorable opinion or judgement
Security
measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.
Physicological
physical or chemicial event within the body
Theory
a belief that can guide behavior
Sequential
in regular succession without gaps
Intellecetual(I.Q.) Development
Increasing complexity or growth of reasoning and thought processes.
Physical Development
a developmental process that refers to the physical growth of a person's body; this growth affects height, weight, and internal body systems
Emotional Development
the process of learning to recognize and express feelings and establish a unique personal identity
Social Development
the maturation of skills or abilities that enable people to live in a world with other people
Moral Development
developmental process that refers to the ability to know right from wrong
Interrelated
connected to one another
Neurons
cell that carries messages throughout the nervous system
Synapses
the gaps between neurons, across which chemical messages are sent
Heredity
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
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