Referential learning of French and Czech labels in African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus): Different methods yield contrasting results

@article{Giret2010ReferentialLO,
  title={Referential learning of French and Czech labels in African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus): Different methods yield contrasting results},
  author={Nicolas Giret and Franck P{\'e}ron and Jitka Lindov{\'a} and Lenka Tichotov{\'a} and Dalila Bovet},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  year={2010},
  volume={85},
  pages={90-98}
}
Some African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus), the most famous being Pepperberg's parrot Alex, are able to imitate human speech and produce labels referentially. In this study, the aim was to teach ten African grey parrots from two laboratories to label items. Training three parrots from the first laboratory for several months with the Model/Rival method, developed by Pepperberg, in which two humans interact in front of the subject to demonstrate the use of a label, led to disappointing… CONTINUE READING
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