Vocal learning in Grey parrots: A brief review of perception, production, and cross-species comparisons.

@article{Pepperberg2010VocalLI,
  title={Vocal learning in Grey parrots: A brief review of perception, production, and cross-species comparisons.},
  author={Irene M. Pepperberg},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={2010},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={81-91}
}
This chapter briefly reviews what is known-and what remains to be understood-about Grey parrot vocal learning. I review Greys' physical capacities-issues of auditory perception and production-then discuss how these capacities are used in vocal learning and can be recruited for referential communication with humans. I discuss cross-species comparisons where applicable and conclude with a description of recent research that integrates issues of reference, production and perception. 

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