Alex Me is the remarkable true story of an extraordinary relationship between psychologist Irene M Pepperberg and Alex, an African Grey parrot who proved scientists and accepted wisdom wrong by demonstrating an astonishing ability to communicate and understand complex ideas A New York Times bestseller and selected as one of the paper s critic sTop Ten Books of the Year, Alex Me is much that the story of an incredible scientific breakthrough It s a poignant love story and an affectionate remembrance of Pepperberg s irascible, unforgettable, and always surprising best friend. Read Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence—and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process by Irene M. Pepperberg – heartforum.co.uk
Irene Maxine Pepperberg is a scientist noted for her studies in animal cognition, particularly in relation to parrots She is an adjunct professor of psychology at Brandeis University and a lecturer at Harvard University She is well known for her comparative studies into the cognitive fundamentals of language and communication, and was one of the first to try to extend work on language learning in animals other than humans exemplified by the Washoe project to a bird species Dr Pepperberg is also active in wildlife conservation, especially in relation to parrots.
- 232 pages
- Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence—and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process
- Irene M. Pepperberg
- 06 June 2018 Irene M. Pepperberg