What was the Alex Studies and who is Irene Pepperberg?
Dr. Irene Pepperberg is a Research Associate and lecturer at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.. Her work has been featured in major newspapers and magazines in the United States, Europe, and Asia, as well as on television.Her book, The Alex Studies, describing over 20 years of peer-reviewed experiments on Grey parrots, received favorable mention from many publications, including the New York Times and Science. Her memoir, Alex & Me, was a New York Times bestseller. She has presented her findings nationally and internationally at universities and scientific congresses, often as a keynote or plenary speaker, and has published numerous journal articles, reviews, and book chapters. Dr. Pepperberg is President of The Alex Foundation, a not-for-profit organization which supports Pepperberg’s and her team’s research. More information about The Alex Foundation and Dr. Pepperberg can be found at their website, AlexFoundation.org.