Colin A. Chapman and Michael A. Huffman, Why do we want to think humans are different?


Chapman & Huffman suggest that humans’ views of their own superiority are a source of their callousness toward the environment. I do not disagree but point to a number of other issues that must be addressed for conservation efforts to succeed.

Author Biography

Irene M. Pepperberg is currently a Research Associate (Psychology) at Harvard, and has authored over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and the NY Times bestseller Alex & Me. For over forty years, she has trained grey parrots to use English speech referentially and employed this communication code to examine their intelligence. Website