Maslow+Outline - Maslow The Humanistic Paradigm 0 Focus on...

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Maslow The Humanistic Paradigm 0. Focus on Phenomenology 1. Free Will 2. Importance of Meaning 3. Emphasis on Uniqueness of Each Individual 4. Human Nature = Good 5. The Humanistic Paradigm: Basic Ideas 0. Focus on Present 0. Reality-Based 0. Responsibility for one’s actions 0. Inherent Worth of Individual 0. Goal of Life = Personal Growth and Understanding Third Force Psychology 0. Focus on positive aspects of humans 1. To discover best in humans, must study exceptional humans 2. Goal = Greater Self-Knowledge 1. Less external prediction and control of human behavior 3. Holistic-Dynamic : studies person as motivated thinking, feeling totality 0. focus on healthy, fully functioning human being 2. Maslow: Overview 4. Denounced traditions of scientific research as mechanistic and reductionistic 5. Humans have internal, natural drive to become the best possible person they can be 6. Theory of Motivation
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Types of Needs - Cognitive Needs -Needs to Know & Understand -Need to know stronger -Helpful in achieving Basic Needs -Expressed by children as natural curiosity - Aesthetic Needs -Needs for order, symmetry, closure, beauty -Seen universally (especially in children) and in all cultures -Relationship to the other needs unclear -Safety Needs - -The Study of Self-Actualizers -Maslow argued that to understand psychological health, we should study the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course PSYC 2240 taught by Professor Mattheson during the Summer '10 term at Georgia Tech.

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Maslow+Outline - Maslow The Humanistic Paradigm 0 Focus on...

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