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.
|Born||May 26, 1927, Petseri, Estonia|
|Institutions||University of Toronto|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Thesis||The Relation of Visual Acuity to Convergence and Accommodation (1957)|
|Doctoral students||Stephan Hamann, Daniel Schacter|
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.
- 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.