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Psychology Fall 2019 Colloquium Series - 1

October 25 • Perception-action Foundations of Tool Use Development

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Add to Calendar 2019-10-25 15:30:00 2019-10-25 16:30:00 Psychology Fall 2019 Colloquium Series - 1 Presenter: Jeremy Cohen, Ph.D. Tulane University   The human ability to use tools has often been linked to our advanced cognitive skills relative to other species. But in recent years, evidence has mounted suggesting that many non-human species, including birds, engage in tool use.  In this talk, Dr. Lockman will suggest a solution to this paradox by discussing how some basic forms of tool use in young human children as well as in other animals originate in perception-action skills. Miller 114 Dr. Varela revarela@loyno.edu   America/Chicago public

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Miller 114

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Free

Presenter: Jeremy Cohen, Ph.D.

Tulane University

 

The human ability to use tools has often been linked to our advanced cognitive skills relative to other species. But in recent years, evidence has mounted suggesting that many non-human species, including birds, engage in tool use.  In this talk, Dr. Lockman will suggest a solution to this paradox by discussing how some basic forms of tool use in young human children as well as in other animals originate in perception-action skills.

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College of Arts and Sciences

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Add to Calendar 2019-10-25 15:30:00 2019-10-25 16:30:00 Psychology Fall 2019 Colloquium Series - 1 Presenter: Jeremy Cohen, Ph.D. Tulane University   The human ability to use tools has often been linked to our advanced cognitive skills relative to other species. But in recent years, evidence has mounted suggesting that many non-human species, including birds, engage in tool use.  In this talk, Dr. Lockman will suggest a solution to this paradox by discussing how some basic forms of tool use in young human children as well as in other animals originate in perception-action skills. Miller 114 Dr. Varela revarela@loyno.edu   America/Chicago public

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Psychological Sciences