Nicholas Toth

Nicholas Toth

Professor, Cognitive Science


Representative publications

Making silent stones speak: Human evolution and the dawn of technology (1994)
Kathy D Schick and Nicholas Patrick Toth
Simon and Schuster.

Paleoindian cave dwellers in the Amazon: the peopling of the Americas (1996)
Anna C Roosevelt, M Lima Da Costa, C Lopes Machado, Michel Michab, Norbert Mercier, Helene Valladas ...
Science, 272 (5260), 373-384

The Oldowan reassessed: a close look at early stone artifacts (1985)
Nicholas Toth
Journal of Archaeological Science, 12 (2), 101-120

Archaeological evidence for preferential right-handedness in the Lower and Middle Pleistocene, and its possible implications (1985)
Nicholas Toth
Journal of Human Evolution, 14 (6), 607-614

Pan the tool-maker: investigations into the stone tool-making and tool-using capabilities of a bonobo (Pan paniscus) (1993)
Nicholas Toth, Kathy D Schick, E Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Rose A Sevcik and Duane M Rumbaugh
Journal of Archaeological Science, 20 (1), 81-91

Neural correlates of Early Stone Age toolmaking: technology, language and cognition in human evolution (2008)
Dietrich Stout, Nicholas Toth, Kathy Schick and Thierry Chaminade
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 363 (1499), 1939-1949

Microwear polishes on early stone tools from Koobi Fora, Kenya (1981)
Lawrence H Keeley and Nicholas Toth
Nature, 293 (5832), 464

FxJj50: an early Pleistocene site in northern Kenya (1980)
Henry Bunn, John WK Harris, Glynn Isaac, Zefe Kaufulu, Ellen Kroll, Kathy Schick ...
World archaeology, 12 (2), 109-136

The Movius Line reconsidered: Perspectives on the earlier Paleolithic of eastern Asia (1994)
Kathy D Schick
Integrative paths to the past, 569-596

Continuing investigations into the stone tool-making and tool-using capabilities of a bonobo (Pan paniscus) (1999)
Kathy D Schick, Nicholas Toth, Gary Garufi, E Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Duane Rumbaugh and Rose Sevcik
Journal of Archaeological Science, 26 (7), 821-832

The stone technologies of early hominids at Koobi Fora, Kenya: an experimental approach (1982)
Nicholas Patrick Toth
University of California, Berkeley.

Stone tool-making and brain activation: position emission tomography (PET) studies (2000)
Dietrich Stout, Nicholas Toth, Kathy Schick, Julie Stout and Gary Hutchins
Journal of Archaeological Science, 27 (12), 1215-1223

Behavioral inferences from early stone artifact assemblages: an experimental model (1987)
Nicholas Toth
Journal of Human Evolution, 16 (8-Jul), 763-787

Early stone industries and inferences regarding language and cognition (1993)
Nicholas Toth and Kathy Schick
Tools, language and cognition in human evolution, 346-362

EMG study of hand muscle recruitment during hard hammer percussion manufacture of Oldowan tools (1998)
Mary W Marzke, Nicholas Toth, K Schick, S Reece, B Steinberg, K Hunt ...
American Journal of Physical Anthropology: The Official Publication of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, 105 (3), 315-332