Pyramid power: A reply to commentaries

Mark Schaller, Steven Neuberg, Vladas Griskevicius, Douglas Kenrick

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Four thoughtful commentaries identify important issues and insights pertaining to the pyramid of needs presented by Kenrick, Griskevicius, Neuberg, and Schaller (2010, this issue). Here, we offer additional thoughts on some of these issues and insights, with an emphasis on the logical implications that result from an evolutionary analysis of fundamental human needs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)335-337
Number of pages3
JournalPerspectives on Psychological Science
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2010


  • Evolution
  • Meaning
  • Motivation
  • Parenting
  • Pyramid of needs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)


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