Dr. C. George Boeree Maslow (en français: Silvia Moraru) Biography Abraham Harold Maslow was born April 1, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York. To satisfy his parents, he first studied law at the City College of New York (CCNY). He and Bertha moved to Wisconsin so that he could attend the University of Wisconsin. there working with Harry Harlow, who is famous for his experiments with baby rhesus monkeys and attachment behavior. He received his BA in 1930, his MA in 1931, and his PhD in 1934, all in psychology, all from the University of Wisconsin. He began teaching full time at Brooklyn College. Maslow served as the chair of the psychology department at Brandeis from 1951 to 1969. He spend his final years in semi-retirement in California, until, on June 8 1970, he died of a heart attack after years of ill health. Theory One of the many interesting things Maslow noticed while he worked with monkeys early in his career, was that some needs take precedence over others. 1. 2. 3. 4. Self-actualization
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