Early attachment predicts emotion recognition at 6 and 11 years old.

@article{Steele2008EarlyAP,
  title={Early attachment predicts emotion recognition at 6 and 11 years old.},
  author={Howard Steele and Miriam Steele and Carla Croft},
  journal={Attachment & human development},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={379-93}
}
This paper reports on findings from a sample of 63 children at 6 years old, and 49 children at 11 years old, all from the same cohort who had been observed with mother in the Strange Situation at 1-year-old. At 6 and 11 years, the children responded to the task of providing verbal labels for line-drawn (caricatures of) emotion faces. The faces comprised the six basic emotions identified as such by Darwin (sadness, happiness, anger, fear, surprise, and disgust) as well as a neutral face and two… CONTINUE READING