Temple Grandin’s Autistic Brain

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We're going inside the brain of the brilliant, autistic animal scientist Temple Grandin. Grandin teaches at Colorado State University. She’s well known for designing slaughterhouses that don’t freak out cattle. In her new book, “The Autistic Brain,” Grandin reveals she’s happy letting people inside her head. Whenever new brain scanning technology comes out, doctors ring Grandin up. And she’s learned a lot, having her head examined: Her cerebellum is small, which may explain why she’s clumsy. Her amygdala is large, which could be why she gets anxious. In general, she tells Ryan Warner, her brain is “over-connected."

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