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How Did Abraham Maslow Change Psychology?
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How Did Abraham Maslow Change Psychology?

How Did Abraham Maslow Change Psychology?

How Did Abraham Maslow Change Psychology?
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Psychologist Abraham Maslow was a pioneer in positive psychology, envisioning what was right with his clients, rather than what was wrong. i

Psychologist Abraham Maslow was a pioneer in positive psychology, envisioning what was right with his clients, rather than what was wrong. Corbis hide caption

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Psychologist Abraham Maslow was a pioneer in positive psychology, envisioning what was right with his clients, rather than what was wrong.

Psychologist Abraham Maslow was a pioneer in positive psychology, envisioning what was right with his clients, rather than what was wrong.

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Margie Lachman says Abraham Maslow's research had a big influence on modern psychology. i

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Margie Lachman says Abraham Maslow's research had a big influence on modern psychology.

Margie Lachman says Abraham Maslow's research had a big influence on modern psychology.

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Brandeis Psychology professor Margie Lachman works in the same office where Abraham Maslow developed his hierarchy of needs. She describes his lasting influence on psychology.

About Margie Lachman

Margie Lachman is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Lifespan Developmental Psychology Lab at Brandeis University. Her current work identifies psychosocial and behavioral factors that can protect against, or compensate for, declines in cognition and health.

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