Alex the Parrot (1976-2007)

After thirty years, the Avian Learning Experiment has ended. Alex the Parrot died on September 6th.

About Jeremy Burman

Jeremy Trevelyan Burman is a senior doctoral student in York University’s Department of Psychology, specializing in the history of developmental psychology and its theory (especially that pertaining to Jean Piaget). Prior to returning to academia, he was a producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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  1. Actually, Irene Pepperberg has other younger parrots, so despite Alex’s demise (no Monty Python jokes, please), the avian learning experiment continues.

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