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Thinking in Pictures

Thinking in Pictures (EPUB ebook)

By Grandin, Temple

In this remarkable book Temple Grandin provides us with a unique and compassionate insight into autism, its plurality and its links with animal thought

ISBN 9781408807309
Published 7 September 2009 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781408807309
ISBN-10 1408807300
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication Date 7 September 2009
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Grandin, Temple
Category Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: General
Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology
Family, Home & Self Help
Family & Other Relationships: General
Coping With Disability
Natural History, Country Life & Pets
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Coping with Problems & Illness
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 158.1
Catalogue Code 461483

Description of this Electronic Book

The idea that some people think differently, though no less humanly, is explored in this inspiring book. Temple Grandin is a gifted and successful animal scientist, and she is autistic. Here she tells us what it was like to grow up perceiving the world in an entirely concrete and visual way - somewhat akin to how animals think, she believes - and how it feels now. Through her finely observed understanding of the workings of her mind she gives us an invaluable insight into autism and its challenges.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Grandin has created a beautifully odd and fascinating picture of her life and mind, and her abiding love of animals

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Author's Bio

Temple Grandin is an associate professor of animal science at Colorado State University. She was the subject of the famous New Yorker profile by Oliver Sacks, <FONT size=2>'</FONT>An Anthropologist on Mars<FONT size=2>'</FONT>.

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