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Abraham Maslow
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Born (1908-04-01)April 1, 1908
Died June 8, 1970(1970-06-08) (aged 62)
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison
Known for Maslow's hierarchy of needs
Scientific career
Fields Psychology
Institutions Cornell University
Brooklyn College
Influences Alfred Adler, Kurt Goldstein, Henry Murray
Influenced Douglas McGregor, Roberto Assagioli, 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. 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.


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