Abraham Maslow

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Date of Birth and Death

Maslow was born April 1st, 1908, in Brooklyn, New York. He died June 8th, 1970, at the age of 62 in Menlo Park, California.

Brief Background

- Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York

- Bullied as a child

- Hated his mother

- Graduated from the University of Wisconsin

- War inspired him to create a vision of peace

- Published Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs shortly after WWII

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University of Wisconsin, pictured above

Contributions to Psychology

Abraham Maslow presented the humanistic prospective in 1954, which details a theory of psychological health based on fulfilling human needs in priority, resulting in self-actualization.
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, pictured above


Abraham Maslow, Wikipedia

Abraham Maslow, PBS

Thinking About Psychology Textbook