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.
As a boy, he was some times chased by a gang of anti-Semites and had rocks thrown at him.
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.
He married his cousin Bertha Goodman, who he had two children with.
He is a famous psychologist much like B.F. Skinner.