Self-Actualization

Self-Actualization

Self-actualization is the process of attain­ing an individual’s pos­i­tive self-regard for becom­ing a cre­ative and con­tribut­ing mem­ber of society.

Self-actualization occurs when phys­i­cal, emo­tional and social needs are met, con­tribut­ing to an individual’s pos­i­tive self-regard for becom­ing a cre­ative and con­tribut­ing mem­ber of soci­ety. Abra­ham Maslow pro­posed the con­cept of self-actualization.

Ref­er­ences:

Cook, L. & Cook, G. (2005). Child Devel­op­ment. Pear­son Edu­ca­tion, Inc.

Puck­ett, M. & Black, J. (2001). The Young Child (3rd Ed.). Macmil­lan Pub­lish­ing Co.


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