|Born||April 1, 1908|
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
|Died||June 8, 1970 (aged 62)|
Menlo Park, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Madison|
|Known for||Maslow's hierarchy of needs|
|Influences||Alfred Adler, Kurt Goldstein, Henry Murray|
|Influenced||Douglas McGregor, Roberto Assagioli, Colin Wilson, Abbie Hoffman, Wayne Dyer, Elliot Aronson|
Abraham Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist. He is considered by other psychologists to be one of the most important psychologists of the 20th century. He was ranked 10th among psychologists nominated for being well-known or influential. He is known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs.
Maslow died of a heart attack.
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- Assagioli Roberto. Act of Will. New York: Synthesis Center Press, 2010. Print.
- Michael Martin (2007). The Cambridge Companion to Atheism. Cambridge University Press. p. 310. ISBN 9780521842709.
Among celebrity atheists with much biographical data, we find leading psychologists and psychoanalysts. We could provide a long list, including G. Stanley Hall, John B. Watson, Carl R. Rogers...Abraham Maslow...Maslow was a second-generation atheist, and his father was a militant freethinker.
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