Animals Make Us Human Part owner's manual and part business proposal, Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson argues that we can treat animals better if… Animals Make Us Human Part owner's manual and part business proposal, Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson argues that we can treat animals better if… 2009-01-06 Nonfiction Science and Technology Harcourt
Book Review

Animals Make Us Human (2009)

Animals Make Us Human, Catherine Johnson, ... | Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson
Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson
EW's GRADE
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Details Release Date: Jan 06, 2009; Writers: Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson; Genres: Nonfiction, Science and Technology; Publisher: Harcourt

Part owner's manual and part business proposal, Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson argues that we can treat animals better if we consider the emotions that motivate them. (Tip: If your dog waits for a moment before going 
outside, it doesn't matter who walks out first; you're teaching ''impulse control,'' not dominance.) Noted scholar Grandin — who believes her autism helps her understand animals — devotes equal space to domestic, commercial, and captive animals. For pet owners, her perspective is invaluable, but slaughterhouses aren't likely to change without an economic incentive to match Grandin's moral one. A–

Originally posted Jan 07, 2009 Published in issue #1030 Jan 16, 2009 Order article reprints