Human tool behavior is species-specific and remains unique.

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Human tool behavior is species-specific. It remains a diagnostic feature of humans, even when comparisons are made with closely related non-human primates. The archaeological record demonstrates both the deep antiquity of human tool behavior and its fundamental role in distinguishing human behavior from that of non-human primates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222
Number of pages1
JournalThe Behavioral and brain sciences
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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