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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

by Irene M. Pepperberg

  • 346 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Collins in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal communication,
  • Cognition in animals,
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • African gray parrot,
  • Behavior

  • About the Edition

    This story of Alex, a famous African Grey parrot, documents his thirty-year relationship with his trainer and the ways in which his life has changed scientific understanding about language and thought.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesAlex and me
    StatementIrene M. Pepperberg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.P7 P457 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 232 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24751024M
    ISBN 100061672475
    ISBN 109780061672477
    LC Control Number2008021960
    OCLC/WorldCa191931809

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On September 6,an African Grey parrot named Alex died premature /5. A New York Times bestseller and selected as one of the paper’s Top Ten Books of the Year, Alex & Me is much more 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.

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Yet, over the years, Alex proved many things. He could add. He could sound out words. Alex & Me NPR coverage of Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence--And Formed a Deep Bond Author: Irene M.

Pepperberg. Alex & Me - Review by Dr Elizabeth Reeder for NOTES Letters to photography magazine. In Wayne Kostenbaum’s book, Notes on a Glaze, he discusses how ‘glaze refers to the patina of the photographs themselves, to the gazes of the captured subjects, and to the roundaboutness of my procedure [of writing]’ but he also talks about how ‘glaze may give the impression of being in hot pursuit of.

Alex and Irene stayed together through thick and thin – despite sneers from experts, extraordinary financial sacrifices, and a nomadic existence from one university to another. The story of their thirty-year adventure is a landmark of scientific achievement and of an unforgettable human-animal bond.

Alex & Me () is the heartfelt memoir of Dr. Irene Pepperberg, who reveals the amazing story of how she, along with her parrot Alex, smashed scientific boundaries with their experiments and research on avian learning, speech and cognition. Their work has forever changed the way we think about animals, as well as how we understand human nature.

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 Pepperberg Hardcover, pages. “Alex & Me,” Irene Pepperberg’s memoir of her year scientific collaboration with an African gray parrot, was written for the legions of Alex’s fans, the (probably) millions whose lives he and.

(A friend told me about it; I don't have a working TV.) "Sad news: a thirty-year-old parrot by the name of Alex, who had been used by researchers at Harvard University to study how parrots Author: Irene M. Pepperberg. Alex & Me by Irene Pepperberg About the Book On September 6,an African Grey parrot named Alex died prematurely at age thirty-one.

His last words to his owner, Irene Pepperberg, were "You be good. I love you." What would normally be a quiet, very private event was, in Alex's case, headline news. Over the thirty years they had.

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The idea for this book is so that teachers can read this story on a promethean board or have students listen to this story on a computer independently. Call Me Alex! book .The book was adapted into a film starring Morgan Freeman in The role of main character Alex Cross was also taken up, played by Tyler Perry in the film titled Alex Cross.

The adaptation of the Middle School novel by Patterson for middle grade students came out in theaters in   A research scientist forms a year bond with an unlikely subject.

Irene Pepperberg, an Adjunct Associate Professor at Brandeis University and Research Asso.