In this Wireless Philosophy video, we explore the phenomenon known as “folk psychology” – a framework or “theory” that virtually all humans use to explain and predict each other’s behaviors and mental states with a seemingly high degree of reliability. What is the nature of folk psychology, and where does it come from? Are we born with it? Do we learn it and pass it on through our cultural practices? And how plausible is it to claim, as some researchers do, that folk psychology qualifies as a truly scientific theory?