Using mechanical tools improves our language skills, study finds

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  1. Simon Thibault, Raphaël Py, Angelo Mattia Gervasi, Romeo Salemme, Eric Koun, Martin Lövden, Véronique Boulenger, Alice C. Roy, Claudio Brozzoli. Tool use and language share syntactic processes and neural patterns in the basal ganglia. Science, 2021; 374 (6569) DOI: 10.1126/science.abe0874

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