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User Review  - Clif - LibraryThing

The word "animals" is in the title, but the reader learns a lot about human behavior from this book. The author writes from her own personal perspective of being autistic. I learned from the book that ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Alicia - Goodreads

Writing was pretty jerky and uneven at times, but the book was full of fascinating information about animal (and human) psychology and behavior. I was especially fascinated to read about the parrot ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Katharine - Goodreads

Fascinating, though scattered. The first ten pages or so are brilliant and the rest is uneven but full of interesting stuff (particularly the discussions of hyperspecific intelligence and savant behavior). Read full review

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

User Review  - Kari - Goodreads

Very interesting book about brain development, autism and animal communication written by a woman who is autistic, but very high functioning. She revolutionized the cattle industry by making the slaughtering process more humane. Read full review

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

User Review  - Chloé - Goodreads

Temple Grandin narrates as an autistic person and discusses the psychological similarities autistic people share with animals. It is very interesting but sometimes dense; those interested in psychology would find this book very interesting. Read full review

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

User Review  - Kaitlyn - Goodreads

Interesting book. Gave me a new perspective on animals and autism but got a little too much like a text book by the end. Read full review

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

User Review  - Nidhi - Goodreads

The level of ease with which one is able to read the storyline usually clues you in on whether a book is going to be engaging or not. Animals in Translation lacks this aspect probably due to the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kendal - Goodreads

As a farmer and dog owner, I learned PLENTY from this book. It gets a little too clinical or scientific for my tastes at times. Read full review

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

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

This book should be read by anyone with a pet or thinking of getting a pet or anyone interested in other paradigms of thinking. It is the second book I have read by Grandin, an autistic animal ... Read full review

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User Review  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

Very interesting book about animals and brain function. I learned a few new things about my pets and also about domestic animals in general. Read full review


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