An area specifically devoted to tool use in human left inferior parietal lobule

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (4):234-234 (2012)

Abstract
A comparative fMRI study by Peeters et al. (2009) provided evidence that a specific sector of left inferior parietal lobule is devoted to tool use in humans, but not in monkeys. We propose that this area represents the neural substrate of the human capacity to understand tool use by using causal reasoning
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