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User Review  - jimocracy - LibraryThing

I enjoyed the insight into animal behavior and thinking that the author provided. The parallels between normal animal behavior and human autism were striking and obviously have helped the author in her work with domesticated animals. Read full review

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User Review  - dreamingbear - LibraryThing

Interesting book. A lot of insight into how animals perceive their world; however, I disagree with some of the premises put forth in this book - namely that animals can never forget a traumatic ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

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It's one of those books that leave you with mixed feelings. It presented a lot of interesting facts until at some point you realize a lot of them are based on anecdotal science. There were times when ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

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An interesting read with some worthwhile insights and thoughts, but some statements that make little or no sense. Worth reading once with a grain of salt. Certainly gives the perspective of one woman's experiences and observations of autism. Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

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Grandin was described by Oliver Sacks in his book, An Anthropologist on Mars. Sacks' title approximates how Grandin feels around so-called normal people. Dr. Grandin has been featured on ABC's ... Read full review

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User Review  - lindap69 - LibraryThing

fascinating insight into the animal and human brain from a person with autism Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

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It was a serviceable book. I got good general information. The writing style lended itself to comprehension of concepts. Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

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Ranging from extremely good to all over the place. Lacking some serious editing. Nonetheless, despite some really weird opinions there were also some really novel and convincing points in the book. Worth reading to challenge your own mind. Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

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Enjoying it so far, mostly. It's a bit repetitive in places, but an interesting read nevertheless. Update: kind of forced my way through the rest of it. It just became kind of tedious & repetitive. I ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

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This book is interesting but it read like a textbook at times. Read full review


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