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Significant Aspects of Humanistic Motivation

What is the single most significant aspect of humanistic motivation that differentiates it unambiguously from motives derived through Maslow's hierarchy and through behaviorally learned motivation? How can motivation be augmented without relying on increased rewards or reduced discomforts? Why? [At least 350 words + 3 references, authors name and year of publication needed.

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It appears that the single most significant aspect of humanistic motivation that differentiates it unambiguously for motives derived through Maslow's hierarchy and through behaviorally learned motivation is the fact that humanistic motivation can derive from caring for others. This aspect of humanistic motivation essentially means that individuals can become highly motivated to be benevolent to others in the form of selfless service, etc., which is a humanistic motivation and virtue that is at a higher level than the basic motivations described in Maslow's hierarchy, and through behaviorally learned motivation. This type of motivation comes from the higher human ...

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This response describes different aspects of humanistic motivation.

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