Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow AKA Abraham Harold Maslow

America 1908 – June 8, 1970

Comments

Created the Hierarchy of Needs assessment; Psychologist; focus on the positive not symptoms; humanistic psychology; human potential; metaneeds; metamotivation; self-actualizing persons; peak experiences;

The hierarchy of needs included inspiration and thought from Native American Blackfoot tradition, which is poorly cited by Maslow, and often unrecognized.

Connections

Teachers

Viktor Frankl; Professor Hulsey Cason; Alfred Adler; Sigmund Freud; Ruth Benedict, anthropologist; Max Wertheimer, Gestalt psychologist; Albert Einstein ;Henry David Thoreau; Lao Tzu;

Students

Friends

Similar Otto Rank; Wilhelm Reich; Colin Wilson, who lectured for his classes in MA; Otto Rank; Wilhelm Reich; Colin Wilson, who lectured for his classes in MA;

Similar

Enemies

Christina Hoff Sommers; Sally Satel ;

Organizations

Brandeis University; Association for Humanistic Psychology;

Author

A Theory of Human Motivation, 1943; Motivation and Personality ; Religions, Values and Peak-experiences; Eupsychian Management, 1965; The Psychology of Science: A Reconnaissance, 1966; Toward a Psychology of Being, 1968; The Farther Reaches of Human Nature, 1971

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