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Maslow, Abraham Harold

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Born: 1908 AD
Died: 1970 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Philosophers, Psychologists

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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.

 

 


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