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Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Episode Summary
Grandin offers remarkable insights into animal behavior from her unique position at the intersection of autism and science. In her new book, she aims to revolutionize our ideas about what animals want and need-on their terms, not ours.

Participant(s) Bio
Dr. Temple Grandin is a designer of livestock handling facilities and a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. Facilities she has designed are located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and other countries. Today she teaches courses on livestock behavior and facility design at Colorado State University. Dr. Grandin is the author of the bestsellers Animals in Translation, and Animals Make us Human, as well as "Thinking in Pictures", "Livestock Handling and Transport," "Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animals," and "Humane Livestock Handling."