Maslow

The Five Levels of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

What motivates human behavior? According to humanistic psychologist Abraham Maslow, meeting certain needs is what motivates our actions. To explain motivation, Maslow introduced his hierarchy of needs in 1943. This hierarchy suggests that people are motivated to satisfy basic needs before…

Abraham Maslow: The Father of Human Psychology

Abraham Maslow is one of the most important names in psychology. Psychologists consider him to be the father of what we call “humanistic psychology”. This is a type of psychology that falls between psychoanalysis and behaviorism. It has had a…

The 9 Most Famous Psychologists in History

These are the founders of history’s great psychological schools. Thinkers who have made fundamental contributions to science and who have played a major role in the development of human thought and knowledge. We’re talking about the 9 most famous psychologists…