Comparing cognitive functions between humans and nonhuman primates is helpful for understanding human tool use. We comment on the latest insights from comparative research on executive control functions. Based on our own work, we discuss how even a mental function in which non-human primates outperform humans might have played a key role in the development of tool use.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||The Behavioral and brain sciences|
|State||Published - Aug 2012|