Avian Einsteins

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Avian Einsteins

Full Program: 2009 World Science Festival | 01:25:02

Featuring Neurobiologist Erich Jarvis, Ethologist, Author Irene Pepperberg, Jonathan Rosen, Philosopher, Musician, Author David Rothenberg, Biologist Irena Schulz, and Neuroscientist Ofer Tchernichovski with TV and Radio Personality Faith Salie Moderating

How do we learn to speak? What is the connection between language and movement? Join a broad and distinguished panel of biologists, psychologists, neuroscientists, philosophers, musicians and writers, including leading bird scientists Erich Jarvis and Irene Pepperberg, on an exploration of how striking parallels between bird and human brains are providing sharp new insights into how we acquire language and links between hearing and movement. Featuring a special appearance of Snowball, the dancing cockatoo of YouTube fame.

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Faith Salie

TV and Radio Personality
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ERICH JARVIS

Erich Jarvis

Neurobiologist
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IRENE PEPPERBERG

Irene Pepperberg

Ethologist, Author
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JONATHAN ROSEN

Jonathan Rosen


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David Rothenberg

Philosopher, Musician, Author
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IRENA SCHULZ

Irena Schulz

Biologist
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OFER TCHERNICHOVSKI

Ofer Tchernichovski

Neuroscientist
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