Abraham Maslow

1908-1970

Death

While jogging, Maslow had a heart attack in Menlow Park, California and died hours later at the age of 68.

Family

  • Oldest of seven children
  • Rarely got along with his mother
  • Parents were from Russia and moved to the USA before he was born
  • Two children

Influences

Studied Psychology at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Contribution to Psychology


  • Self-actualized Pyramid-hierarchy of needs.
  • Life long research of human health
  • Emphasis on uniqueness

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