Irene Pepperberg

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tags: animal cognition, animal communication, animal behavior, birds, parrots, Alex and me, Irene Pepperberg, book review He was not ours, he was not mine. Thank you for sharing him with us. He brought us much joy. We loved him well. — Irene Pepperberg (p. 226), modified from Karen Blixen’s eulogy for Denys Finch-Hatton in Out…

tags: Irene Pepperberg, Alex, Alex the African grey parrot, talking parrot, cognition, behavior, streaming video As you know, I went to Irene Pepperberg’s reading last night from her new book about her friend and colleague, Alex the African grey parrot. This is an interesting video interview with Pepperberg about Alex, shortly after he died [3:29]

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…

tags: African grey parrot, Alex the parrot, Alex & Me, ethology, cognition, learning, parrots, Irene Pepperberg, books I am attending a book tour reading by researcher, Irene Pepperberg, that is promoting her new book, Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence — and Formed a Deep…

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…

tags: Alex And Me: A 30-Year Adventure, Alex & Me: Lessons from a Little Bird with a Big Heart, ethology, cognition, learning, parrots, Irene Pepperberg, book review As a scientist, parrot researcher, aviculturist and parrot companion, I have met Irene Pepperberg several times, at both scientific meetings and also at avicultural meetings, and I have…

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…

The pathology tests are finally back regarding the sudden death of Alex the Congo African Grey parrot.

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…

Alex’s Obituary in the LATimes

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: Brandeis University. Alex, the African grey parrot who worked with Irene Pepperberg, has managed something that most of us never will: his obituary is…