Endel Tulving

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Date of Birth May 26, 1927
Place of Birth Estonia
Age 93 years old
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Endel Tulving

Endel Tulving is an Estonian-born Canadian experimental psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist, known for his pioneering research on human memory. He is credited with proposing the distinction between semantic and episodic memory. Tulving is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. In 2006, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honour.

About Endel Tulving

Estonian psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist who is best known for his influential research on human memory. He won the Gairdner Foundation International Award, which is Canada's leading prize in biology and medicine, in 2005.

Before Fame

He was educated at the University of Toronto and Harvard University.


He was elected into the United States National Academy of Sciences in 1988.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Tallinn, Estonia.


He was born in the same country as fellow psychologist Juri Allik.

Information related to Endel Tulving

  • Estonian emigrants to Canada
  • Members of the Estonian Academy of Sciences
  • Estonian psychologists
  • Memory researchers
  • Fellows of the Society of Experimental Psychologists
  • Canadian neuroscientists
  • Cognitive neuroscientists
  • Estonian World War II refugees
  • Cognitive scientists
  • Washington University in St. Louis faculty
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