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Abraham Maslow


Who is Abraham Maslow?

Abraham Maslow: Abraham Harold Maslow 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 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.

  • also known as Abraham H Maslow, Abraham Harold Maslow
  • born on (107 years ago) in Brooklyn
  • ethnicity: Jewish people
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Writer, psychologist
  • Marriage with Bertha Goodman since
  • died on (45 years ago) in Menlo Park of myocardial infarction
  • written works: "Eupsychian management", "Religions, values, and peak-experiences", "Dinler, degerler, doruk deneyimler", "Toward a psychology of being", "Religious values, and peak-experiences", "New Knowledge in Human Values", "The Maslow Business Reader", "Motivation and Personality", "The Farther Reaches of Human Nature", "The Journals of Abraham Maslow", "Visiones del Futuro", "The psychology of science", "El Management Segun Maslow/ Maslow on Management", "Vers une psychologie de l'Etre", "Motivacion y Personalidad", "Mas Alla del Ego", "Personalidad Creadora, La", "A Theory of Human Motivation"

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Google previewThe Perfectibility of Human Nature in Eastern and Western Thought (2008)

The Central Story by Harold Coward

Abraham Maslow is a leading name in another stream of North American psychology — namely, humanistic psychology.

Google previewMental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry

Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist who is best known for developing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, which consists of five steps and are often diagramed in the shape of a pyramid. (Corbis) • • • • • • • • • •. Maslow, Abraham | 671 ...

Google previewThe 30-second Encyclopedia of Learning and Performance (2003)

A Trainer's Guide to Theory, Terminology, and Practice by David H. Miles

See also Management Theory, People-Centered Reengineering Total Quality Management — Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Abraham Maslow ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Noel Sheehy, Antony J. Chapman, Wenday A. Conroy

The Right to be Human: A Biography of Abraham Maslow. St Martin's. Lowry, R.J. (ed.) (1973) Dominance, Self-Esteem and ...

Google previewThe Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education (2013)

by Gary McCulloch, David Crook

Abraham Maslow, the American psychologist, was born into a Russian Jewish family ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (2011)

by Shane J. Lopez

The orientation crystallized as a deliberate movement with the leadership of Abraham Maslow, who in the 1950s facilitated communication among a professional organization of an increasing number of like-minded psychologists. Because ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy (2009)

by James A Beverly, David Andrew Schultz

psychologist Abraham Maslow was an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (2011)

by Norbert M. Seel

Abraham Maslow. [Online]. Retrieved from maslow.html Knowles, M. S., Holton, E. F., & Swanson, R. A. (1998). The adult learner: The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development.

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If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. (Abraham Maslow)
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