Chapter Five - The Fulfillment ModelAbraham H. Maslow
Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) is recognized by many as the most influential contributor to the development of what he has called humanistic, third-force psychology. At the outset of his career, there were only two major forces in psychology: the experimental approach of behavioristic psychology and the clinical, psychoanalytic approach. Through his study of human nature, Maslow grew increasingly dissatisfied with these approaches and sought to replace them with a more holistic-dynamic account of human beings that stresses an innate tendency to move toward higher levels of growth and fulfillment.
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