Maslow's hierarchy of needs refers to an idea by U.S. psychologist Abraham H. Maslow who claimed that humans have certain fundamental needs to feel good and that the needs depend on each other, roughly forming a hierarchy. Importantly, the model is not as rigidly as the pyramid suggests, meaning some of the pyramid stages may depend on aspects of the stage above. In truth aspects of the upper stages feed back unto the lower ones. For example higher peer status allows men to get access to more sex.
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