@misc{cogprints809, title = {The Uses of Consciousness}, author = {Nicholas Humphrey}, publisher = {American Museum of Natural History, New York}, year = {1987}, pages = {1--25}, keywords = {consciousness, theory of mind, social intelligence, Machiavellianism, human evolution}, url = {http://cogprints.org/809/}, abstract = {Reflexive consciousness evolved in the context of early human social life, as a means by which 'natural psychologists' could develop working models of their own and others' minds.} }