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.

Chimpanzees, Theory of mind, false belief, autism
Department of Cognitive Science
Cognitive Science Technical Report Series
Department of Cognitive Science

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.