TOOL-USING BEHAVIOR By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 the capacity of animals to use items as instruments. Humans aren't the only tool-using and -making beings, as was previously thought. TOOL-USING BEHAVIOR: "Tool-using behavior is often inhibited or limited in children with learning disabilities." Related Psychology Terms ANIMAL TOOL USE GREAT CHAIN OF BEING PATTERN DISCRIMINATION VISUAL AGNOSIA THEORY OF MIND CONGRUENT RETINAL POINTS, CORRIDOR ILLUSION LIFE INSTINCT CAPABILITY PERSPECTIVE ZOOPHARMACOGNOSY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TOOL-USING BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tool-using-behavior/ (accessed September 21, 2019).