A Theory of Metamotivation : the Biological Rooting of the Value-Life

@article{Maslow1967ATO,
  title={A Theory of Metamotivation : the Biological Rooting of the Value-Life},
  author={Abrham H. Maslow},
  journal={Journal of Humanistic Psychology},
  year={1967},
  volume={7},
  pages={127 - 93}
}
  • A. H. Maslow
  • Published 1 October 1967
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Humanistic Psychology
BY definition, self-actualizing people are gratified in all their basic needs (of belongingness, affection, respect, and self-esteem). This is to say that they have a feeling of belongingness and rootedness, they are satisfied in their love needs, have friends and feel loved and loveworthy, they have status and place in life and respect from other people, and they have a reasonable feeling of worth and self-respect. If we phrase this negativelyin terms of the frustration of these basic needs… 

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