Social reality appears to be uniquely human

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Chapter 12 endnote 26, from How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context is:

The human capacity for social reality appears unique in the animal kingdom. [...] Other scientists have similar views.

Some scientists believe that animals cannot learn from one another and do not actively instruct one another,[1][2][3] or that they do not have a complete theory of mind, meaning they are limited in their ability to represent the intentions and goals of others in a way that allows cooperation and building cultural institutions.[4]


Notes on the Notes

  1. Boyd [full reference to be provided]
  2. Keil [full reference to be provided]
  3. Gelman [full reference to be provided]
  4. Tomasello, Michael. 2014. A Natural History of Human Thinking. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.