Role of Face Masks in Recognition of Emotions by Preschool Children

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: This study of 276 children in a single day care examined their ability to correctly identify emotions of caregivers with and without face masks.

Authors: Myriam Bickle Graz, M.D., of University Hospital Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.4556)

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