Abraham Maslow

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Birthday
1, 1908
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Jun 8, 1970 (62)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1908
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Jun 8, 1970 (62)

About

Psychologist who designed a pyramid of basic human needs known as Maslow's hierarchy of needs. This pyramid is divided into five categories: physiological, safety, love, esteem, and self actualization.

Before Fame

As a boy, he was some times chased by a gang of anti-Semites and had rocks thrown at him.

Trivia

He was professor of Psychology at Brandeis and stressed humanistic theories of psychology, which posit that every person has a strong desire to realize his or her full potential and to reach a level of self-actualization.

Family Life

He married his cousin Bertha Goodman, who he had two children with.

Associated With

He is a famous psychologist much like B.F. Skinner.