Abraham Maslow

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Abraham Maslow
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Born (1908-04-01)April 1, 1908
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Died June 8, 1970(1970-06-08) (aged 62)
Menlo Park, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison
Known for Maslow's hierarchy of needs
Scientific career
Fields Psychology
Institutions Cornell University
Brooklyn College
Influences Alfred Adler, Kurt Goldstein, Henry Murray
Influenced Douglas McGregor, Roberto Assagioli,[1] 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.[3] 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. Assagioli Roberto. Act of Will. New York: Synthesis Center Press, 2010. Print.
  2. 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. 
  3. [Haggloom, S. J., Warnick, R, Warnick, J., Jones, V. K., Yarbough, G.L., Russel, T. M. 2002 The 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century. Review of General Psychology, 6, 139–152]