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Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behaviour

Identifies commonalities between animals and autistics based on the author's life as an autistic, offering insight into how animals process sensory information and how they often possess unrecognized savant-level talents.

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  • "Identifies commonalities between animals and autistics based on the author's life as an autistic, offering insight into how animals process sensory information and how they often possess unrecognized savant-level talents."@en
  • "Using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior."
  • "Temple Grandin's -- Animals in Translation Among its provocative ideas, the book: argues that language is not a requirement for consciousness -- and that animals do have consciousness applies the autism theory of "hyper-specificity" to animals, showing that animals and autistic people are so sensitive to detail that they "can't see the forest for the trees" -- a talent as well as a "deficit" explores the "interpreter" in the normal human brain that filters out detail, leaving people blind to much of the reality that surrounds them -- a reality animals and autistic people see, sometimes all too clearly explains how animals have "superhuman" skills: animals have animal genius compares animals to autistic savants, declaring that animals may in fact be autistic savants, with special forms of genius that normal people do not possess and sometimes cannot even see examines how humans and animals use their emotions to think, to decide, and even to predict the future reveals the remarkable abilities of handicapped people and animals maintains that the single worst thing you can do to an animal is to make it feel afraid Temple Grandin is like no other author on the subject of animals because of her training and because of her autism: understanding animals is in her blood and in her bones."@en
  • "Temple Grandin's "Animals in Translation" speaks in the clear voice of a woman who emerged from the other side of autism, bringing with her an extraordinary message about how animals think and feel."@en
  • "An animal scientist draws on her experience as an autistic to identify commonalities between animals and autistics, offering insight into how animals process sensory information and how they often possess unrecognized savant-level talents."
  • "Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation speaks in the clear voice of a woman who emerged from the other side of autism, bringing with her an extraordinary message about how animals think and feel. Temple's professional training as an animal scientist and her history as a person with autism have given her a perspective like that of no other expert in the field. Standing at the intersection of autism and animals, she offers unparalleled observations and groundbreaking ideas about both. Autistic people can often think the way animals think -- in fact, Grandin and co-author Catherine Johnson see autism as a kind of way station on the road from animals to humans -- putting autistic people in the perfect position to translate "animal talk." Temple is a faithful guide into their world, exploring animal pain, fear, aggression, love, friendship, communication, learning, and, yes, even animal genius. Not only are animals much smarter than anyone ever imagined, in some cases animals are out-and-out brilliant. The sweep of Animals in Translation is immense, merging an animal scientist's thirty years of study with her keen perceptions as a person with autism -- Temple sees what others cannot. Among its provocative ideas, the book: -argues that language is not a requirement for consciousness -- and that animals do have consciousness -applies the autism theory of "hyper-specificity" to animals, showing that animals and autistic people are so sensitive to detail that they "can't see the forest for the trees" -- a talent as well as a "deficit" -explores the "interpreter" in the normal human brain that filters out detail, leaving people blind to much of the reality that surrounds them -- a reality animals and autistic people see, sometimes all too clearly -explains how animals have "superhuman" skills: animals have animal genius -compares animals to autistic savants, declaring that animals may in fact be autistic savants, with special forms of genius that normal people do not possess and sometimes cannot even see -examines how humans and animals use their emotions to think, to decide, and even to predict the future -reveals the remarkable abilities of handicapped people and animals -maintains that the single worst thing you can do to an animal is to make it feel afraid Temple Grandin is like no other author on the subject of animals because of her training and because of her autism: understanding animals is in her blood and in her bones."@en
  • "Animal scientist Temple Grandin argues that people with autism think the way animals think and draws from her experiences with autism to discuss how animals think, act, and feel."

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  • "Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behaviour"@en
  • "Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behaviour"
  • "Denken als de dieren"
  • "Animals in translation"
  • "Animals in translation : the woman who thinks like a cow"@en
  • "Animals in translation : the woman who thinks like a cow"
  • "Animals in translation using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behaviour"@en
  • "Animals in translation using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior"@en
  • "Animals in translation using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior"
  • "Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior"@en
  • "Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior"
  • "Animals in Translation Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior"@en
  • "Animals in translation / using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior"@en
  • "Vi som förstår djurens språk"@sv
  • "Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behaviouor"