Answered By: Jeremy McGinniss
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2022     Views: 347

Abraham Maslow is best known for his "hierarchy of needs" theory in the field of motivation. Holistic Dynamic theory assumes that the whole person is continually being motivated by one need or another. When searching for articles, it is best to search for Maslow paired with terms like needs, motivation, or “hierarchy of needs” instead of the term “holistic dynamic”.

Here are some instructions for searching for this in the EBSCO database from the library's site:

  1. Navigate to the main library website at  
  2. To the right, under Databases by Subject select Browse All Databases.
  3. On the A-Z Databases page, select the letter E.
  4. In the list that comes up select the link to EBSCO QuickSearch.
  5. Once on the EBSCO search page, you will see three search bars in the top left. Use the first search bar to type in Maslow and the second to type in another term such as "hierarchy of needs”. Then select Search to the right.
  6. You will now be able to choose and Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals as an option in the margin to the left of your search results.

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