Abraham Maslow

Birth and Death

Abraham Harold Maslow was born April 1, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York and died in June 8, 1970 at the age of 62 in Menlo Park, California


Life of Abraham Maslow

Maslow attended the City College of New York after high school and graduated from City College and went to graduate school at the University of Wisconsin to study psychology.


In 1828 he married his 1st cousin Bertha who was still in High School and had 2 children


While jogging, he suffered a severe heart attack and died on June 8, 1970 at the age of 62 in Menlo Park, California





Contribution to Psychology

  • He built the framework that later allowed other psychologists to add in more information
  • His most important concept was self-actualization, the highest level of human need
  • One of the founders of humanistic psychology and transpersonal psychology
  • Abraham Maslow created the hierarchy of human needs