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Endel Tulving

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Birthday ***, 1927
Place of Birth Estonia
Age 93 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
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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.

BornMay 26, 1927, Petseri, Estonia
InstitutionsUniversity of Toronto
Alma materHarvard University
ThesisThe Relation of Visual Acuity to Convergence and Accommodation (1957)
Doctoral studentsStephan Hamann, Daniel Schacter

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. ZBBTZ He was educated at the University of Toronto and Harvard University. ZBBTZ He was elected into the United States National Academy of Sciences in 1988. ZBBTZ He was born and raised in Tallinn, Estonia. ZBBTZ He was born in the same country as fellow psychologist Juri Allik.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About 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

Latest information about Endel Tulving updated on May 05, 2021.

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