Not So Fun Facts
- Maslow was Jewish
- His parents fled Russia because they were Jewish.
- They moved to a Multi-Ethnic neighborhood in New York.
- Anti-Semitics there chased him and threw rocks at him.
- Maslow died at the age of 62 from a heart attack while going for a jog.
His Contribution to Psychology.
- Invented the Hierarchy of needs.
- The Hierarchy of needs states that one set of needs should be fulfilled before a human can need something else.
- The first level is physical : Food, water, sex, sleep.
- The second level is feeling safe : Security of your body, your employment, resources, health etc.
- The third is a sense of belonging: Family, Friends, loved ones.
- The fourth level would be esteem: Confidence, Achievements, Mutual Respect.
- The fifth and final level is "Self-Actualization" : Problem solving, Acceptance of facts, Creativity.