Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Animals in Translation : Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior - 05 edition

by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson

Animals in Translation : Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior (ISBN10: 0156031442; ISBN13: 9780156031448)
ISBN13: 978-0156031448
ISBN10: 0156031442

Summary: ''I don't know if people will ever be able to talk to animals the way Doctor Doolittle could, or whether animals will be able to talk back. Maybe science will have something to say about that. But I do know people can learn to ''talk'' to animals, and to hear what animals have to say, better than they do now. ''--From ''Animals in Translation'' Why would a cow lick a tractor? Why are collies getting dumber? Why do dolphins sometimes kill for fun? How can a parrot learn to spell? How ...show more did wolves teach man to evolve? Temple Grandin draws upon a long, distinguished career as an animal scientist and her own experiences with autism to deliver an extraordinary message about how animals act, think, and feel. She has a perspective like that of no other expert in the field, which allows her to offer unparalleled observations and groundbreaking ideas. People with autism can often think the way animals think, putting them in the perfect position to translate ''animal talk.'' Grandin is a faithful guide into their world, exploring animal pain, fear, aggression, love, friendship, communication, learning, and, yes, even animal genius. The sweep of Animals in Translation is immense and will forever change the way we think about animals. *includes a Behavior and Training Troubleshooting Guide 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 thatfilters out detail, leaving people blind to much of the reality that surrounds them--a reality animals and autistic people see, sometimes all too clearlyexplains how animals have ''superhuman'' skills: animals have animal geniuscompares 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 ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Harvest Books
Published: 01/02/2006
International: No

View Table of Contents



List Price: $15.00
Used $3.75
Used
Save $11.25 (75%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 2 days, 7 hours and 47 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 08/01/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

More prices and sellers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Animals in Translation : Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (289)  |  New (27)  |  Like New (22)  |  Very Good (65)  |  Good (128)  |  Acceptable (47)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$12.06
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$3.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Books24Seven
Stoughton, MA
Seller Rating: 4.41
0156031442 9780156031448
$5.65
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Urbookstore1
Philadelphia, PA
Seller Rating: 4.46
PAPERBACK New 0156031442! ! ! ! BEST PRICES WITH A SERVICE YOU CAN RELY! ! !
$5.65
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
BookShop4U
Philadelphia, PA
Seller Rating: 4.47
PAPERBACK New 0156031442 Friendly Return Policy. A+++ Customer Service!
$5.65
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Vitalbooks PA
Southampton, PA
Seller Rating: 4.45
PAPERBACK New 0156031442! ! KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! ! ENJOY OUR BEST PRICES! ! ! Ships Fast. All standard orders delivered within 5 to 12 business days.
$5.65
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Qwestbooks
Bensalem, PA
Seller Rating: 4.25
PAPERBACK New 0156031442 XCITING PRICES JUST FOR YOU. Ships within 24 hours. Best customer service. 100% money back return policy.
$5.65
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
BookHouse COM LLC
Philadelphia, PA
Seller Rating: 4.5
PAPERBACK New 0156031442 SERVING OUR CUSTOMERS WITH BEST PRICES. FROM A COMPANY YOU TRUST, HUGE SELECTION. RELIABLE CUSTOMER SERVICE! ! HASSLE FREE RETURN POLICY, SATISFACTION GURANTEED****
$6.93
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
INTERNATIONAL BOOK SOURCE NC
Wilmington, NC
Seller Rating: 4.66
2006-01-02 Paperback New Paperback. You are buying a Book in NEW condition with very light shelf wear. Buy it Now! ! !
$7.37
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Poverty Hill Books IL
La Grange, IL
Seller Rating: 4.67
2006-01-02 Paperback New BRAND NEW COPY, Perfect Shape, No Black Remainder Mark,
$7.37
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Poverty Hill Books IL
La Grange, IL
Seller Rating: 4.67
2006-01-02 Paperback New BRAND NEW COPY, Perfect Shape, No Black Remainder Mark,
$7.37
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Poverty Hill Books IL
La Grange, IL
Seller Rating: 4.67
2006-01-02 Paperback New BRAND NEW COPY, Perfect Shape, No Black Remainder Mark,
Page:   1     2     3     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close