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Prosthetic gestures: How the tool shapes the mind

  • Lambros Malafouris (a1)
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I agree with Vaesen that it is a mistake to discard tool use as a hallmark of human cognition. I contend, nonetheless, that tools are not simply external markers of a distinctive human mental architecture. Rather, they actively and meaningfully participate in the process by which hominin brains and bodies make up their sapient minds.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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