Smiling enemies: Young children better recall mean individuals who smile.

@article{Meng2019SmilingEY,
  title={Smiling enemies: Young children better recall mean individuals who smile.},
  author={Xianwei Meng and Tatsunori Ishii and Kairi Sugimoto and Ruiting Song and Yusuke Moriguchi and Katsumi Watanabe},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2019},
  volume={188},
  pages={
          104672
        }
}
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