Irene Pepperberg

Irene Pepperberg

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Date of birth
1, 1949
New York
1, 2003 (age 14)
Beverly Hills, CA

Irene Pepperberg About

Animal cognition expert most famous for her study of parrots in particular. She is one of the first leading researchers to seriously study the capacity of animals to learn language in a human-like fashion.

Irene Pepperberg Before Fame

She earned her PhD from Harvard University, where she would later conduct lectures.

Irene Pepperberg Trivial Things

She has been involved in wildlife conservation and is the President of the non-profit organization The Alex Foundation.

Irene Pepperberg Family Life

She was married to a neurobiology professor.

Irene Pepperberg Associated With

She and composer Martin Boykan have both taught at Brandeis University.