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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title = "Tool innovation may be a critical limiting step for the establishment of a rich tool-using culture: A perspective from child development",
abstract = "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.",
author = "Beck, {Sarah R.} and Jackie Chappell and Apperly, {Ian A.} and Nicola Cutting",
year = "2012",
month = "8",
doi = "10.1017/S0140525X11001877",
language = "English",
volume = "35",
pages = "220--221",
journal = "Behavioral and Brain Sciences",
issn = "0140-525X",
publisher = "Cambridge University Press",
number = "4",

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