Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Question: Give a detailed overview of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Compare and contrast physiological and psychological needs.  Response: Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs follows a logical progression: physiological, safety, belongingness, esteem, and self-actualization (Deckers, 2005). Maslow’s basic assumption is that lesser needs must be satisfied before higher needs can be addressed and satiated. Physiological needs are... Continue Reading →

Personal Topics Presentation

Slide 2 Notes I really have learned a lot about myself and how I interact with others during this class. Some of the topics that have been covered have reinforced previously held beliefs, and some have even altered my perception. For instance, I have always held the belief that well-being should always supersede being well-off.... Continue Reading →

Changing Perspective Paper

Is the glass half full or half empty? Why did the chicken cross the road? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? If a tree falls in the woods and no one hears it, did it really fall? An English professor wrote the words, “A woman without her man is nothing” on the blackboard... Continue Reading →

Level of Commitment to Goals

Post your response to the following: You have made a life-changing decision of earning a degree. It may change your opportunities in life and your ability to earn and obtain the career you want, but it takes a significant commitment. What is the level of commitment to your goal? In my Bible, there is a... Continue Reading →

Choosing Classes to Develop Employee Skills

An important factor to consider in choosing your classes is how employers will view the skills you have developed during your college experience. How will you select classes to develop the skills employers expect? What other activities might you engage in during your college experience to develop these skills? I plan on being a high... Continue Reading →

Sources of Stress in Adulthood

By the time people reach young adulthood, they have an idea of what causes them stress. The text discusses several sources of stress. What sources of stress did the text identify of which you were previously unaware? Has your reading helped you identify any new sources of stress? If so, how could you deal with... Continue Reading →

What You Can Do with a Major in Psychology?

Chapter 6 in What You Can Do with a Major in Psychology? reviews some of the career possibilities for psychology majors. Which careers in psychology interest you the most? Why? What would you need to do to attain one of those careers? Include both short-term and long-term goals. The one career choice that piqued my... Continue Reading →

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