Alex

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tags: psychology, behavior, pedagogy, education, learning, teaching methods, model/rival technique, Avian Learning EXperiment, Avian Language EXperiment, ALEX, researchblogging.org,peer-reviewed research, journal club ALEX the African Grey Parrot and Dr Irene Pepperberg. Image: The ALEX Foundation. Like anyone who has taught science courses, and probably like anyone who has ever taught anything to a classroom in the…

tags: Irene Pepperberg, Alex, Alex the African grey parrot, talking parrot, cognition, behavior, streaming video Tonight, I will attend Irene Pepperberg’s reading where she will read from her new book about her friend and colleague, Alex the African grey parrot. Below is an interesting video showing some of what Alex was capable of doing, and…

Irene Pepperberg to Appear in NYC

tags: Irene Pepperberg, cognition, learning, parrots, birds, Alex Foundation Cognitive scientist, Irene Pepperberg and her parrots, Griffin, Arthur (Wart) and Alex. Image: Mike Lovett, Brandeis University. I just wanted to let you know that Irene Pepperberg has several speaking engagements to promote her new book, Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered…

Video Memorial of Alex The Parrot

tags: Irene Pepperberg, Alex, African grey parrot, streaming video Alex was a famous African grey parrot who could count to six, identify colors and even express frustration with repetitive scientific trials. He died about five weeks ago, after 30 years of helping researchers better understand the avian brain. This streaming video below the fold has…

tags: Alex, African grey parrot, Psittacus erithacus, cognition, learning, speech disabilities, Irene Pepperberg Alex, the African grey parrot, Psittacus erithacus, who worked with Irene Pepperberg for more than 30 years. Image: Illustration by Andrew Kuo, Photograph by John Woo. An article about Alex, the African grey parrot who worked with Irene Pepperberg, has been reprinted…