Animals in Translation
Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal BehaviorBook - 2005
The sweep of AMINAS IN TRANSLATION is immense, merging an animal scientists's thirty years of study with her keen perceptions as a person with autism- Temple see what others cannot. Among its provocative ideas, the book: * aruges 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 see the forest for the trees"- and aelent as well as a deficit" *and much more.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, c2005.
Characteristics: 356 p. ; 24 cm.