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August 09

Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
"I have mixed feelings about Temple Grandin's "Animals in Translation". On the one hand, she writes about interesting and useful concepts. On the other hand, parts of her book are outdated (I checked the publication date 3 times while reading to co..." Read more of this review »
Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
"I have mixed feelings about this book, and I haven't finished it, so I'm not sure if it's fair to write a review yet. But one thing keeps annoying me throughout the text: her constant use of the term "animals" when she really means "mammals" or sp..." Read more of this review »
Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
"I have mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, it's almost worth the purchase price for the explanation of the difference between negative reinforcement and punishment, a distinction that escapes far too many pet owners, not to mention pa..." Read more of this review »
Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
"I was actually really disappointed in this book. It seemed like just a collection of anecdotes. There was some science to back up her hypotheses but there wasn't that much. I was hoping for some better insights.
She also makes some crazy generaliza..." Read more of this review »
Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin The practicable value of it--ranging as it is--is limited at best; one should view most of the scientific conclusions that stray beyond the personally anecdotal with a LARGE grain of salt. I recommend (PhD, Animal Science) Tim's review as a guide to ...more