The issue of whether Chimpanzees have a Theory of Mind is still not settled. In this paper, I look at the reasons why and make a proposal for an experimental paradigm, inspired by work on autistic children, that could settle the issue.

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Scott, Sam. (2001). Chimpanzee Theory of Mind: A Proposal from the Armchair. Technical Report 2001-06. Cognitive Science Technical Report Series. Department of Cognitive Science.