A reflection is exposed as the human being is a living being within the taxonomy; but also from another point of view, he is a
cognitive being, a psychological being, a social being, a communicational being and an informational being. It is briefly explained
how this point of view can be seen from the perspective of the information needs that as a human being has had throughout its
The question: why does the human being keep their knowledge, their ideas or their feelings?, It is the one that guides the
reflections that are presented taking as a starting point the preservation of knowledge and information as part of the human being.
It is also concluded that research on information needs, informational behavior and satisfaction are essential for the development
of him as a human being.