Are human the only animals with theory of mind?
...apes have “Theory of mind”, they are self-conscious and they can learn some basics of language even1. There are certain theorists who claim that since humans have evolved from apes, humans have more of what apes already possess. Since beliefs, concepts etc are already possessed by apes, humans have more of these, as per evolutionary evidence. Other theorists however, claim that there is a sharp discontinuity between apes and humans. They state that humans possess certain cognitive... ? Are humans the only animals with theory of mind? According to “Theory of mind ToM proposed by George Herbert Mead, the human mind comprises ofseveral mental states like beliefs, emotions, desires, intentions, perceptions,...