Abraham Maslow

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Abraham Maslow
Born(1908-04-01)April 1, 1908
DiedJune 8, 1970(1970-06-08) (aged 62)
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
Known forMaslow's hierarchy of needs
Scientific career
InstitutionsCornell University
Brooklyn College
InfluencesAlfred Adler, Kurt Goldstein, Henry Murray
InfluencedDouglas 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. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 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]