Ever Wonder: How Do Parrots Talk?

With their physical ability to make complex sounds, parrots can imitate a range of things such as microwaves cooking, but often focus on human speech
Parrots pick up words that are spoken most expressively—like those you use when you hit your thumb with a hammer, said Jennifer Graham, an assistant professor at Cummings School. Video: Steffan Hacker
June 22, 2017


The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the curious about all manner of topics—from why we have cravings to why the oceans are salty.

You can view the entire series at http://everwonder.tufts.edu.

Steffan Hacker can be reached at steffan.hacker@tufts.edu