Kiley-Worthington, Marthe (2016) Nonhuman mind-reading ability. Animal Sentience. 1(2)
Stevan Harnad, Animal sentience: The other-minds problem
Harnad (2016) is mistaken that humans are better at mind-reading than other species. Humans have context-independent language, but nonhuman species, especially mammals, have context-dependent nonverbal skills – perceptual, communicative and social -- that can be much keener than our own.