Today we tackle the age-old question: what if animals could talk?
Or, more precisely, what if we could actually understand what animals are saying?
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- Con Slobodchikoff, professor at Northern Arizona University, CEO of Zoolingua, and author of Chasing Dr. Doolittle: Learning the Language of Animals.
- Irene Pepperberg, professor of psychology Harvard University, author of Alex and Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence-and formed a Deep Bond in the Process
- Alexandra Horowitz, professor at Barnard, head of dog cognition lab, author of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know (and other books)
- Ashley Shew, professor at Virginia Tech, author of Animal Constructions and Technological Knowledge
- Keri Cronin, professor at Brock University, author of Art for Animals: Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1875-1914, co-founder of Niagara VegFest
- Chasing Dr. Doolittle: Learning the Language of Animals
- The “Clever Hans Phenomenon” revisited
- The Chimp That Learned Sign Language
- ‘Project Nim’: A Chimp’s Very Human, Very Sad Life
- Meet Washoe
- Washoe, a Chimp of Many Words, Dies at 42
- Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
- A Conversation with Koko
- Lost in Translation: Koko the gorilla and language research
- The Alex studies: cognitive and communicative abilities of grey parrots
- Evidence for conceptual quantitative abilities in the African grey parrot: Labeling of cardinal sets
- Functional vocalizations by an African Grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
- NOVA – Official Website | Profile: Irene Pepperberg & Alex
- Reddit AMA: I am Dr. Irene Pepperberg, research associate at Harvard in the field of avian cognition…ask me anything
- Alex and Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence-and formed a Deep Bond in the Process
- Animal language studies: What happened?
- Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know
- Learn to sniff like a dog
- How to master your sense of smell
- Is your dog smarter than a 2-year-old?
- Animal Constructions and Technological Knowledge
- Art for Animals Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870–1914
- “‘A Mute Yet Eloquent Protest’: Visual Culture & Anti-Vivisection Activism in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”
- “‘Can’t You Talk?’: Voice and Visual Culture in Early Animal Welfare