Inverting Maslow’s Hierarchy

There’s a decent chance that you’re familiar with the concepts of self-actualization and Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs, by which people strive to achieve their potential. In this talk, Dr. Lehan Stemmet, a New Zealand-based educator who also trains on resilience (see and check out the app), discusses brain development throughout life as well as a couple of interesting findings concerning resilience and Maslow’s hierarchy.

Author: Michael Hebert

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