Franklin

The Use of tools by human and non-human primates

Publication:
Oxford : Clarendon, 1993.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvii, 424 p.).
Series:
Fyssen Foundation symposium.
Symposia of the Fyssen Foundation The Use of tools by human and non-human primates
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Other Title:
A Fyssen Foundation symposium
Subjects:
Tools -- Congresses.
Tool use in animals -- Congresses.
Tools, Prehistoric -- Congresses.
Brain -- Congresses -- Physiology.
Motor ability -- Congresses -- Physiological aspects.
Medical subjects:
Behavior.
Psychomotor Performance.
Central Nervous System.
Anthropology.
Mammals.
Vertebrates.
Nervous System.
Psychological Phenomena and Processes.
Social Sciences.
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena.
Anatomy.
Chordata.
Psychiatry and Psychology.
Animals.
Eukaryota.
Organisms.
Motor Skills.
Primates.
Brain.
Behavior, Animal.
Anthropology, Cultural.
Language:
English
Summary:
Compares the results, and considers the fabrication and use of tools in the course of human evolution, and analyzes the movements dictated to the brain. Tools of wood, stone and metal have often been influenced by needs imposed by the environment leading to technical progress.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Berthelet, A Contributor
Chavaillon, Jean Contributor
ISBN:
9780191688652 (ebook) :
0191688657 (ebook) :