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Stone Knapping: The Necessary Conditions for a Uniquely Hominin Behaviour

Valentine Roux, Blandine Bril, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research - Social Science - 2005 - 355 pages
How were early stone tools made, and what can they tell us about the development of human cognition? This question lies at the basis of archaeological research on human origins ...
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Tool Use in Animals: Cognition and Ecology

Crickette Sanz, Josep Call, Christophe Boesch - Science - 2013
The last decade has witnessed remarkable discoveries and advances in our understanding of the tool using behaviour of animals. Wild populations of capuchin monkeys have been ...
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The Oldowan: Case Studies Into the Earliest Stone Age

Kathy Diane Schick, Nicholas Patrick Toth - Social Science - 2006 - 338 pages
The earliest traces of proto-human technology emerged over 2.5 million years ago on the African continent. Called the Oldowan after the famous site of Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania ...
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The Evolution of Thought: Evolutionary Origins of Great Ape Intelligence

Anne E. Russon, David R. Begun - Science - 2004 - 384 pages
Research on the evolution of higher intelligence rarely combines data from fields as diverse as paleontology and psychology. In this volume we seek to do just that ...
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Chimpanzee Material Culture: Implications for Human Evolution

William Clement McGrew - Psychology - 1992 - 277 pages
The implications of tool-use behaviour in chimpanzees for reconstructing the evolutionary origins of human culture are discussed in this book.
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Hands

John Russell Napier, Russell Tuttle - Medical - 1993 - 180 pages
The late John Napier was a physician specializing in hands, and he was also a professor and writer on primates and evolution. In this illustrated work, Napier explores a wide ...
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Animal Tool Behavior: The Use and Manufacture of Tools by Animals

Robert W. Shumaker, Kristina R. Walkup, Benjamin B. Beck - Science - 2011 - 304 pages
Specific examples involving invertebrates, birds, fish, and mammals describe the differing levels of sophistication of tool use exhibited by animals.
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Understanding Human Evolution

Frank E. Poirier, Jeffrey Kevin McKee - Social Science - 1999 - 386 pages
Offers a nontechnical overview of the field of paleoanthropology, presenting the primate fossil record in view of what skeletal remains can reveal about their populations ...
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