|Santino says: "Just minding my own mind over here, don't pay any attention to this rock in my hand."|
"This comes very close to what is known as 'theory of mind,' which is the ability to attribute mental states to oneself and others, and to understand that others have thoughts, desires and... Oww! Who threw that *&!# rock at me! Stupid *&*@! monkey...!" said the smart primatologist.
OK, OK, so this is actually kind of trivial. But it's interesting. And I can't help siding with old Santino. In the wilderness you wouldn't just casually stroll by a thing that could tear your arms off. Santino's just reminding his visitors to keep alert.
By Jennifer Viegas
May 10, 2012 | Discovery News