Stone Age Technology with Dietrich Stout

Tip from a Lower Palaeolithic hand axe. Colchester Museums, Caroline McDonald (Wikimedia Commons)

Paleolithic tools inform not just our understanding of prehistoric lives, but also the evolution and nature of the human mind. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick chat with Emory University’s Associate Professor of Anthropology Dr. Dietrich Stout about the hand ax, tool use and even ‘2001: A Space Odyssey.”

Interview Links:

The Paleolithic Technology Laboratory (Emory University)

Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture (Emory University)

Interactive Sound Experiment on Stone Tool Sounds

Related Content:

2001: A Space Odyssey (podcast)

Topics in this Podcast: evolution, neuroscience, tool use, STBYM Interview, history