METAMOTIVATION

are the motives behind character growth, character expression, maturation and general development. These factors operate on the self-actualization and transcendence in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. See also, Maslow's theory of being human.

METAMOTIVATION: "Every individual has motivations behind their character growth as outlined by Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, meta-motivation is an alternative designation for these needs."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "METAMOTIVATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/metamotivation/ (accessed October 22, 2020).
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