Prehistorical and Anthropological Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Africa, Ancient Palaeolithic, Europe, Lithic technology, Middle Palaeolithic, Raw materials
International PhD in "Environnmentel, human and Behvioural dynamics" - Università degli Sudi di Ferrara / Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris /Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Platforms of Palaeolithic knappers reveal complex linguistic abilities Cédric Gaucherel and Camille Noûs 10.31233/osf.io/wn5za
Recommended by Marta Arzarello based on reviews by Antony Borel and 1 anonymous reviewer The means of complexity in a lithic reduction sequence
The paper entitled “Platforms of Palaeolithic knappers reveal complex linguistic abilities”  submitted by C. Gaucherel and C. Noûs represents an interesting reflection about the possibilities to detect the human cognitive abilities in relation to the lithic production.
The definition and the study of human cognitive abilities during the Lower Palaeolithic it has always been a complex field of investigation. The relation between the technical skills (lithic production) and the emerge...