Abraham Maslow

1908 - 1970

Abraham Maslow

Abraham Harold Maslow (; April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization. Maslow was a psychology professor at Alliant International University, Brandeis University, Brooklyn College, New School for Social Research, and Columbia University. He stressed the importance of focusing on the positive qualities in people, as opposed to treating them as a "bag of symptoms". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abraham Maslow has received more than 2,839,886 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Abraham Maslow ranks 5 out of 169Before him are Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Jean Piaget, and Alfred Adler. After him are Erich Fromm, John Dewey, Jacques Lacan, Lev Vygotsky, Wilhelm Wundt, William James, and Erik Erikson.

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Among people born in 1908, Abraham Maslow ranks 5Before him are Simone de Beauvoir, Oskar Schindler, James Stewart, and Enver Hoxha. After him are Salvador Allende, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Lyndon B. Johnson, Herbert von Karajan, Otto Skorzeny, Ian Fleming, and Lev Landau. Among people deceased in 1970, Abraham Maslow ranks 5Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Bertrand Russell, Janis Joplin, and Gamal Abdel Nasser. After him are Erich Maria Remarque, António de Oliveira Salazar, Jimi Hendrix, Yukio Mishima, Sukarno, Max Born, and Alexander Kerensky.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Abraham Maslow ranks 64 out of 12,171Before him are Stephen King (1947), Charles Manson (1934), Warren Buffett (1930), Bill Gates (1955), George H. W. Bush (1924), and Helen Keller (1880). After him are George W. Bush (1946), Bob Dylan (1941), John Dewey (1859), Madonna (1958), John Steinbeck (1902), and Samuel Morse (1791).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Abraham Maslow ranks 1After him are John Dewey (1859), William James (1842), Carl Rogers (1902), B. F. Skinner (1904), John B. Watson (1878), Edward Thorndike (1874), Paul Ekman (1934), Milton H. Erickson (1901), Jerome Bruner (1915), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), and Irvin D. Yalom (1931).

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