Abraham Maslow's Contribution to the Humanistic Movement in Psychology


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The father of humanistic psychology is:

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1. Humanistic psychology:

2. According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the first level of needs that must be met are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will assess your knowledge about the components and main ideas behind humanistic psychology and why Abraham Maslow developed this school of thought.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The main focus of humanistic psychology
  • The first level that marks Maslow's hierarchy of needs
  • Under which level falls the need for relationships
  • Ways in which Maslow got humanistic psychology recognized

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Maslow and humanistic psychology
  • Critical thinking: apply relevant concepts to examine information about human needs in a different light
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained to answer questions about the founding and acceptance of humanistic psychology
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about the basic and higher needs of humans as presented by Maslow

Additional Learning

To learn more about this model of psychology, review the accompanying lesson called Abraham Maslow's Contribution to the Humanistic Movement in Psychology. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • The two main beliefs in psychology before the development of humanism
  • Maslow's early research
  • The hierarchy of needs
  • Ways in which Maslow got his theories recognized as an accepted school of thought