1908 – Born on the 1st of April in Brooklyn, New York.
1930-1934 – Attended the University of Wisconsin from which he received his B.A. (1930), his M.A. (1931), and his Ph.D. (1934) in psychology.
Began teaching full time at Brooklyn College.
1951-1961 – Chairman of the psychology department at Brandeis University, where he began his theoretical work.
1954 – Wrote "Motivation and Personality" 1954, "Toward a Psychology of Being" 1962.
Diagram of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, represented as a pyramid with more primitive needs at the bottom.
Maslow’s primary contribution to psychology is his Hierarchy of Human Needs.
Pioneer of humanistic psychology.
1970 – Retired to California, where he died 8th of June because of heart attack.