Technical reasoning alone does not take humans this far

Maxime Derex, Robert Boyd

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Although we see much utility in Osiurak and Reynaud's in-depth discussion on the role of what they term technical reasoning in cumulative culture, we argue that they neglect the time and energy costs that individuals would have to face to acquire skills in the absence of specific socio-cognitive abilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere162
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
StatePublished - Aug 10 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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