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Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Humans have long wondered what goes on inside the minds of animals.Now the mysteries of autism may provide clues. A scientist explains how her own experience as a person with autism helps her translate "animal talk."
- Dr. Temple Grandin professor of animal science at Colorado State University and author of two books on autism, including "Thinking In Pictures." "Animals in Translation" was co-authored with Catherine Johnson.
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