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Pepperberg, Irene M. (Irene Maxine)

Overview
Works: 22 works in 103 publications in 8 languages and 6,404 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QL696.P7, 636.68650929
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irene M Pepperberg
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( Book )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of Alex, a famous African Gray parrot, documents his thirty-year relationship with his trainer and the ways in which his life has changed scientific understanding about language and thought
The Alex studies : cognitive and communicative abilities of grey parrots by Irene M Pepperberg( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Can a parrot understand complex concepts and mean what it says? Experiments performed primarily on pigeons in Skinner boxes demonstrated capacities inferior to those of mammals; these results were thought to reflect the capacities of all birds, despite evidence suggesting that species such as jays, crows, and parrots might be capable of more impressive cognitive feats." "Twenty years ago Irene Pepperberg set out to discover whether the results of the pigeon studies necessarily meant that other birds - particularly the large-brained, highly social parrots - were incapable of mastering complex cognitive concepts and the rudiments of referential speech. Her investigation and the bird at its center - a male Grey parrot named Alex - have since become almost as well known as primate studies and their subjects and no less a topic of fierce debate in the field of animal cognition. This book represents the long-awaited synthesis of the studies constituting one of the landmark experiments in modern comparative psychology."--Jacket
Animal cognition in nature : the convergence of psychology and biology in laboratory and field by Russell P Balda( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the editors bring together results from studies on all kinds of animals to show how thinking on many behaviors as truly cognitive processes can help us to understand the biology involved. Taking ideas and observations from the while range of research into animal behavior leads to unexpected and stimulating ideas. A space is created where the work of field ecologists, evolutionary ecologists and experimental psychologists can interact and contribute to a greater understanding of complex animal behavior, and to the development of a new and coherent field of study
Conversations with Cosmo : at home with an African grey parrot by Betty Jean Craige( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Cosmo the female African Grey Parrot who talks, responds, and tells jokes. By age six she had learned more than two hundred different phrases and become an adorable feathery person who awakens us to the potential intelligence of all other non-human residents of the earth
Alex & me [how a scientist and a parrot uncovered a hidden world of animal intelligence--and formed a deep bond in the process] by Irene M Pepperberg( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story documents the thirty-year relationship of Alex, an African Grey parrot, with his trainer and the ways in which this relaltionship changed scientific understanding about language and thought
Alex & me how a scientist and a parrot uncovered a hidden world of animal intelligence--and formed a deep bond in the process by Irene M Pepperberg( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story documents the thirty-year relationship of Alex, an African Grey parrot, with his trainer and the ways in which this relaltionship changed scientific understanding about language and thought
NOVA ScienceNow - How Smart are Animals?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Would you care to match wits with a dog, an octopus, a dolphin, or a parrot? You may think twice after watching the segments in this NOVA scienceNOW episode. While we may not be ready to send pets to Harvard, the remarkable footage and findings presented here demonstrate that many animal species are much smarter than we assume and in ways we had never imagined
Life with Alex, a memoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compelling film about non-human cognition and learning. Follow Alex, the African Grey parrot, and his colleagues: Dr. Irene Pepperberg, lab manager Arlene Levin-Rowe, and their student assistants. Learn about Alex's accomplishments and relationships, which changed forever what we know about how animals think. See never-before-released footage of Alex, in which he uses meaningful human speech to convey how he thought and felt every day
Training your parrot the Alex way( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This video features Chris Davis, Dr. Pepperberg and Alex the African grey parrot. In it, they will provide examples of bird training techniques."
Alex the grey [in training sessions with Professor Irene Pepperberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mondi animali festival dialoghi tra etologia e bioetica ; atti di convegno, 2008 - 2010( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molecular arbital studies on boron hydrides by Irene M Pepperberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avian cognition and social interaction : fifty years of advances( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In memoriam : Donald R. Griffin, 1915-2003 by Irene M Pepperberg( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alex meg én : egy kutató és egy papagáj mély barátságának története, akik együtt fedezték fel az állati intelligencia rejtett világát by Irene M Pepperberg( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Hungarian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Life with Alex : a memoir [videorecording] by Irene M Pepperberg( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In search of King Solomon's ring studies on the cognitive and communicative abilities of grey parrots by Irene M Pepperberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

For almost 30 years, I have used a modeling technique to train Grey parrots to use English speech referentially, and then I use this to test their cognitive abilities. The oldest bird, Alex, labels over 50 exemplars, 7 colors, 5 shapes, quantities to 6, 3 categories (color, shape, material), and he uses "no", "come here", "wanna go X" and "want Y" (X and Y are appropriate location or item labels). He combines labels to identify, request, comment upon or refuse more than 100 items and alter his environment. He processes queries to judge category, relative size, quantity, presence or absence of similarity/difference in attributes, and show label comprehension. He semantically separates labeling from requesting. Recently, he demonstrated his understanding of a zero-like concept and simple addition He thus exhibits capacities once presumed limited to humans or nonhuman primates. Studies on this bird and other Greys show that parrots given training that lacks such aspects as reference, functionality, social interaction will fail to learn referential English speech. Other data suggest that the extent of learning depends on the form of input. Studies on how parrots acquire an allospecific code may elucidate mechanisms of other forms of exceptional learning: learning unlikely in the normal course of development but that can occur under specific conditions
Super smart animals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The first in a two part series in which Liz Bonnin travels the world in search of the most intelligent animals. She meets chimpanzees who show remarkable numerical recall, a skateboarding dog, navigating pigeons, a bird who uses bait to catch a fish, imaginative dolphins, reading seals, and an octopus escapologist. Irene Pepperberg talks about her research with her famously intelligent parrot, Alex. She introduces Griffin, her new parrot and we see some archive footage of Alex. Liz pits herself against a chimp raised in Japan by Professor Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Ayumu, in an intelligence test. It becomes clear that most animals are far more intelligent than we might have thought, displaying memory, imagination, forward planning and the ability to adapt and learn things not necessarily related to their environment
Alex the Grey( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene Pepperberg talks about her studies of the intelligence and language abilities of the African grey parrot, particularly Alex her subjhext for more than 15 years
Social Modeling Theory: A Possible Framework for Understanding Avian Vocal Learning by Irene M Pepperberg( )

in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alex & me : how a scientist and a parrot discovered a hidden world of animal intelligence--and formed a deep bond in the process
Alternative Names
Irene Pepperberg Amerikaans pyschologe

Irene Pepperberg scientist noted for her studies in animal cognition, particularly in relation to parrots

Irene Pepperberg US-amerikanische Wissenschaftlerin an der Brandeis University in Waltham (Massachusetts)

Pepperberg, I. M.

Pepperberg, I. M. 1949-

Pepperberg, I. M. (Irene Maxine)

Pepperberg, I. M. (Irene Maxine), 1949-

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The Alex studies : cognitive and communicative abilities of grey parrotsAnimal cognition in nature : the convergence of psychology and biology in laboratory and fieldConversations with Cosmo : at home with an African grey parrotAlex & me [how a scientist and a parrot uncovered a hidden world of animal intelligence--and formed a deep bond in the process]Alex & me how a scientist and a parrot uncovered a hidden world of animal intelligence--and formed a deep bond in the process