Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns and Abstractions by Temple Grandin

$35.00

Out of stock

SKU: 9781846046872 Category:

Description

How to thrive as a visual thinker in a verbal world by celebrated author, academic and autism-rights activist Temple Grandin

Do you think in pictures, patterns or words?

In a world engineered for the verbal thinker, those of us who with a visual brain can often be overlooked and underestimated. In this landmark book, bestselling author of The Autistic Brain Temple Grandin delves into the world of the visual thinker and reveals the hidden powers of this remarkable ability.

Drawing on the latest research and her own experience as a visual thinker, Grandin reveals how our modern structures from education and health through to politics and media are biased towards the dominant verbal thinkers and in turn under serve those of us who see the world differently. This is a perspective shifting book that will open your mind to the value of a life in picture.

About the Author

Temple Grandin is one of the world's most accomplished and well known adults with autism. She has a PhD in animal science from the University of Illinois and is a professor at Colorado State University. She is the author of six books, including bestsellers Thinking in Pictures and The Autistic Brain. Dr. Grandin lectures to parents and teachers throughout the U.S. on her experiences with autism, and her work has been covered in the New York Times, People, National Public Radio, and 20/20. She was also honored in Time Magazine's 2010 "The 100 Most Influential People in the World." The HBO movie based on her life, starring Claire Danes, received seven Emmy Awards.

288 pp. paperback

13.7 x 2.5 x 21.5 cm

376 g

Shipping
Shipping
Wherever practicable, Lonely Coat ships via Australia Post. Upon placing an order, you should receive a confirmation email within 30 minutes. Please contact [email protected] if you do not receive this email within that time. In-stock items will usually be despatched within 2 business days Please note: 'business' or 'working' days are Tuesday to Saturday, excluding public holidays. At present, we cannot ship to P.O. Boxes.
Returns
Returns
Please read through our return policy to verify if you are eligible for a return of purchase, before applying. Once the item has been received by a customer, they have seven days (7 days) to apply for a return, adhering to the conditions below: Please send a picture of the item and the invoice/receipt to [email protected] noting the reasons for wanting to return the item/s. When Lonely Coat accepts your return, you will receive detailed instructions regarding how to return the item. Faulty items, misbound items, or incorrect items that have been sent as a result of Lonely Coat’s error can be returned for exchange of same item or a full refund. Please DO NOT send your item back to us without approval/authorization - only returns that have been authorized by Lonely Coat can and will be accepted. All original shipping costs are refundable and all costs for return shipment will be covered by Lonely Coat once the return is authorised. We do not hold responsibility for products lost in transit. There is a seven (7) day policy of return for faulty items. We do not accept any return requests on sale items. All sales transactions are final, without exception.