- NAME: Abraham Maslow
- OCCUPATION: Educator, Scholar, Psychologist, Academic Author
- BIRTH DATE: April 01, 1908
- DEATH DATE: June 08, 1970
- EDUCATION: University of Wisconsin, Columbia University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York
- PLACE OF DEATH: Menlo Park, California
- Full Name: Abraham Harold Maslow
- AKA: Abraham Maslow
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U.S. Psychologist Abraham Maslow was a practitioner of humanistic psychology. He is known for his theory of “self-actualization.”
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Famed psychologist Abraham Maslow was born on April 1, 1908, Brooklyn, New York. A practitioner of humanistic psychology, he is known for his theory of "self-actualization." In the books Motivation and Personality and Toward a Psychology of Being, Maslow argued that each person has a hierarchy of needs that must be satisfied. He died in Menlo Park, California, on June 8, 1970.
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