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Visual Thinking and the Art of Perception

Bestselling scientist-authors Temple Grandin and Amy Herman discuss visual intelligence, visual thinking and how these life-enhancing skills lead to better solutions in our world.

Temple Grandin, PhD

Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted scientist, a trailblazer in autism research and one of the first people to document her experiences living with autism. Although she had trouble verbally communicating until the age of 3, Dr....

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Amy Herman

Amy Herman is a lawyer and art historian who uses works of art to sharpen observation, analysis, and communication skills. She developed the "art of perception" to improve medical students’ observation and communication skills when she was the Head of Education at The Frick Collection in New York City....

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Visual Thinking
The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions
Temple Grandin, PhD
Science / Medicine / Technology
October 2022
ISBN 9780593418369
352 pages

smART: Adapted from Visual Intelligence
Amy Herman
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
October 2022
ISBN 9781665901215
208 pages
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