All About Abraham Maslow

An American Psychologist

What is this person most famous for?

He is one of the founders of humanistic psychology. Maslow is famous for developing a theory of human motivation and needs known as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.
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Maslow's Hierary of Needs

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How did their research affect psychology ?

Before his research, Psychology seemed to be very negative and Maslow effected that by being a very optimistic and creative psychologist.

How did their research help to understand how people think and act?

His research helped to understand what motivates people and what their main needs are in life.

How did their time period in which they lived affect them?

Maslow criticized scientists of the time, saying that they were afraid to cover their own nature. He believed there was something more to the negative and animalistic aspects that were centered around psychology at the time.