Abraham Maslow
Humanistic Psychology

Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow was an influential American psychologist who founded the school thought known as humanistic psychology. His famous hierarchy of needs describes how people are motivated by increasingly complex needs. Maslow was inspired to develop […]

Actualizing tendency
Humanistic Psychology

What Is the Actualizing Tendency?

According to humanist psychologist Carl Rogers, human beings have an innate drive to grow as individuals and to achieve their full potential. He referred to this desire as the actualizing tendency. Self-Actualization and the Actualizing […]