Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Children cannot understand sadness and happiness in people wearing facemasks

(Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT) The research team led by Monica Gori at the IIT- Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia has recently published a study, which shows for the first time how children aged from 3 to 5 years old have problems in recognising the emotions of people wearing surgical masks. This collateral effect of the preventive measures linked to the Covid-19 health emergency could influence the correct development of children's capabilities of social interaction.