Day: March 24, 2015

Achieving Self-Actualization, the Maslow Way

Abraham Maslow remains a pivotal figure in contemporary psychology. Known for his “Hierarchy of Needs,” Maslow helped to distinguish himself and his ideas from the dominant trends in mid-twentieth century psychology: Freudian psychoanalysis and behaviorism. Tom Butler-Bowdon, a popular psychology writer, put it this way: “Maslow originated a ‘third force,’ humanistic psychology, which refused to […]