| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Stop wasting time looking for files and revisions. Connect your Gmail, DriveDropbox, and Slack accounts and in less than 2 minutes, Dokkio will automatically organize all your file attachments. Learn more and claim your free account.

View
 

35 Abraham Maslow

Page history last edited by Monica Torres 6 years, 2 months ago

April 1, 1908 - June 8, 1970


 



 

Personal Data

 

Born: April 1, 1908 in Brooklyn, NY, the oldest of seven children

Parents: Jewish immigrants who fled from Russia 

Married:  Bertha Goodman, his first cousin,  in 1928, happily married until his death

Children: two daughters; Ann and Ellen

Died:  June 8, 1970 in Menlo Park, California

 

Education

 

City College of New York

Cornell University 

University of Wisconsin

 

B.A., Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1930

M.A., Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1931

Ph.D., Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1934

 

 

 

Employment

 

1937-1951 Professor and lifelong researcher, Brooklyn College, New York

1951-1969 Chair of the psychology department at Brandeis University

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

1967 - named Humanist of the Year Award by the American Humanist Association

1971 - The Farther Reaches of Human Nature is published posthumosly; received the American Psychological Foundation's Gold Medal Award

 

 

 

Membership-Professional Organizations

 

 

Publications

 

1934 The Organism

1954 Motivation and Personality

1962 Toward a Psychology of Being

1968 Toward a Psychology of Being

1971 His papers, published posthumously, were issued in 1971 as The Farther Reaches of Human Nature

 

In addition, many articles the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, which he cofounded

 

Professional Interest Areas

 

Personality

Motivation

Human hierarchy of needs

Self actualization

 

Major Contributions to Adult Education

 

Humanistic psycholoy and human potential

Concept of self actualization 

Hierarchy of needs

Seeing positive side of human psychology

 

Additional Resources

Article 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video/Audio

 

Presentations

 

 

Books

 

 

 

 

Interesting Facts

 

In 1935 Maslow attended Columbia University as a Carneige Fellow and worked with Edward L. Thorndike. Thorndike administered an IQ test to Maslow who scored a 195 on the test. 

 

During his tenure as a professor at Brooklyn College in New York (1937-1951), he interacted with Freudian psychologists who recently immigrated to the US from Europe such as Alfred Adler, Karen Horney, and Eric Fromm. His used his intellectual friends including Ruth Benedict as subjects in his self-actualization study. 

 


References

 

Abraham H. Maslow:  Books, Articles, Audio/Visual, & His Personal Papers. (2014). Retrieved from http://www.maslow.com

 

Hall, M. H. (1968). A conversation with Abraham Maslow. Psychology Today, pp. 35-37, 54-57.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.