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User Review  - angella.beshara - LibraryThing

Everything this book discusses is thought provoking. She makes strong arguments that challenge old paradigms about animal intelligence, language use in animals and how domesticated animals were ... Read full review

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

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Very interesting, another compelling life story mentioned only in passing. I wish she spoke at the level of a behaviorist rather than an animal trainer though - her specific advice for pet owners bogs down her remarkable insights. Read full review

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

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I loved "Thinking in Pictures" as it presented her fascinating perspective on the world and her struggles to negoiate her place in it. Animals in Translation is a pleasure in that it also made me ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

One review says there is a "WOW!" moment on every page, and it's true. It's totally cool brain research, but fun to read because it's mixed with stories of animals. I learned a ton about autism, language, multiple intelligence, the brain...and if you have a dog it should be required reading! Read full review

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

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richly informative. anyone who beats their dog should read this book side by side with a book by a different author, it's called "Stop Being a Redneck" Read full review

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

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This title does clarify the workings of animal brains: why they react as they do, how they learn and experience fear and pain, how they are like/unlike humans, and also offered valuable insight into ... Read full review

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

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Temple Grandin definitely has a unique perspective on animal psychology, but some of her ideas about motivation in dogs are misguided, based on my experience. She's amazingly hooked into the whole cow thing, though... Read full review

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

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I really enjoyed this book. I thought it was going to be all about dogs but it was mostly about cows and horses. But there were really interesting facts and stories about bird communication. And it ... Read full review

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

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Interesting theory comparing animal behavior to autistic humans. I liked it. Read full review

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

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The sad parts made me sad, but I learned a lot. Read full review


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