Causal beliefs lead to toolmaking, which require handedness for motor control.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences
242 - 242.
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Toolmaking requires motor skills that in turn require handedness, so that there is no competition between the two sides of the brain. Thus, handedness is not necessarily linked to vocalization but to the origin of causal beliefs required for making complex tools. Language may have evolved from these processes.
|Title:||Causal beliefs lead to toolmaking, which require handedness for motor control|
|Open access status:||An open access version is available from UCL Discovery|
|Additional information:||© 2003 Cambridge University Press|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
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