Wants vs. Needs in Psychology


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Which of the following items would be considered a need?

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1. Which of the following is a want?

2. Some argue that we have certain emotional needs. Which of the following might be one of them?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this interactive quiz and an attached worksheet, you'll be tested on the comparison between wants and needs from a psychology perspective. To do well on the quiz, you'll need to recognize an example of a need and an example of a want.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Consider these topics for the quiz/worksheet:

  • An example of an emotional need
  • A word for when somebody turns a want into a need
  • The need for oxygen

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about psychological needs and wants
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term for turning a want into a need
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a want and a need

Additional Learning

Learn more with the accompanying lesson named Wants vs. Needs in Psychology. Here are the topics you'll be covering:

  • Relationship where a person's convinced they need the other person
  • Analysis of the different kinds of needs
  • Things that psychologists have said about wants
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