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Who is the Psychologist that believed there were 7 levels of experience, ending with the highest level, the Peak Experience? I think he believed the human had to evolve into each level and very few ever reach the highest level, the Peak Experience.

-- Kathleen Lawler (, February 17, 2003


It was Abraham Maslow. I think if you search the previous threads here, you'll find some things on him. He's written up in humanistic psychology books and in chapters in many textbooks.

-- Hendrika Vande Kemp (, February 17, 2003.

You will find Maslow's classic article, "A theory of human motivation," available on-line at:

-- Christopher Green (, February 23, 2003.

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