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Abraham Maslow
BornApril 1, 1908(1908-04-01)
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
DiedJune 8, 1970(1970-06-08) (aged 62)
Menlo Park, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
FieldsPsychology
InstitutionsCornell University
Brooklyn College
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison
Known forMaslow's hierarchy of needs
InfluencesAlfred Adler, Kurt Goldstein, Henry Murray
InfluencedDouglas McGregor, Roberto Assagioli,[1] Colin Wilson, Abbie Hoffman, Wayne Dyer, Elliot Aronson

Abraham Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist. He is considered by other psychologists to be one of the most important psychologists of the 20th century.[2] He was ranked 10th among psychologists nominated for being well-known or influential. He is known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs.

Maslow died of a heart attack.

References

  1. Assagioli Roberto. Act of Will. New York: Synthesis Center Press, 2010. Print.
  2. [Haggloom, S. J., Warnick, R, Warnick, J., Jones, V. K., Yarbough, G.L., Russel, T. M. 2002 The 100 most eminent psychologists of the 20th century. Review of General Psychology, 6, 139–152]