Skip to main content Accessibility help
  • Print publication year: 2015
  • Online publication date: May 2018

8 - Causality and tool use

Further reading
Penn, D. C., & Povinelli, D. J. (2007). Causal cognition in human and non-human animals: A comparative, critical review. Ann Rev Psychol, 58, 97–118.
Sperber, D., Premack, D., & Premack, A. J. (eds.) (1995). Causal Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Debate. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Allan, L. G. (2005). Learning of contingent relationships [Special issue]. Learning & Behavior, 33(2).
Allan, L. G. (1980). A note on measurement of contingency between two binary variables in judgment tasks. Bull Psychonomic Soc, 15, 147–149.
Cheng, P. W. (1997). From covariation to causation: A causal power theory. Psychol Rev, 104, 367–405.
Beck, B. B. (1980). Animal Tool Behavior: The Use and Manufacture of Tools by Animals. New York, NY: Garland STPM Press. See also: Shumaker, R. W., Walkup, C. R., & Beck, B. B. (2011). Animal Tool Behavior (Revised and updated Edn.). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Povinelli, D. J. (2000). Folk Physics for Apes: The Chimpanzee’s Theory of How the World Works. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Sanz, C., Boesch, C., & Call, J. (eds.) (2013). Tool Use: Cognitive Requirements and Ecological Determinants. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.