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Need for Cognition - Distribution in Population

Is there any data on distribution of various levels of need for cognition (like intelligence, that from my understanding is said to follow the normal distribution)? Specifically, I'm interested in ...
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How should I understand the Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

Should I understand the Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as a hierarchy of different emotions sorted/hierarchized by their emotional intensity they create in a person's mind? If not, why?
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Do we have a psychological need to talk to people?

Do we have a psychological need to talk to people? I don't believe it's in Maslow's hierarchy, but surely.
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Kendrick et. al version of Maslow's Hierarchy

The above reinterpretation of the hierarchy by Kendrick et. al (2010) is straightforward enough. I am trying to see if there is any work done on generalizing the top portion there beyond peaking out ...
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People do not like change, but need diversification? Is that not contradictive?

People generally resist change, yet they have a desire for diversification.Of course, both is possible. Just like the need of safety but the desire for new discoveries and adventures. But what is the ...
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Escapism in the Hierarchy of Needs

I've been pondering Maslow's famous hierarchy of needs and wondered where escapism fits in. It's more of a personal need than a type of social connection, but it doesn't really align itself with ...