Tool innovation may be a critical limiting step for the establishment of a rich tool-using culture: A perspective from child development
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Recent data show that human children (up to 8 years old) perform poorly when required to innovate tools. Our tool-rich culture may be more reliant on social learning and more limited by domain-general constraints such as ill-structured problem solving than otherwise thought.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Behavioral and Brain Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2012|