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Mobile technology may support kids learning to recognize emotions in photos of faces

<span class="caption">Many kids use screens all day long and are adept at reading what they see on them.</span> <span class="attribution"><a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/students-using-laptop-in-classroom-royalty-free-image/104737316" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images">LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images</a></span>
Many kids use screens all day long and are adept at reading what they see on them. LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images

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An essential social skill is understanding emotion. Children learn about emotion even before language by paying attention to a caregiver’s face. Watching people around them provides children with essential facts for survival: Who will love me? Whom should I be scared of?

These days everyone’s seen infants and toddlers, and their parents, with screens in their faces. So how could little ones be getting

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