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EMOTION DETECTORS: MIT'S WEARABLE DEVICES MAY AID THOSE WITH AUTISM

April 3, 2006
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It's easy for most people to tell whether the person they're talking to is happy or angry just by looking. Now, scientists at MIT's Media Lab are developing a wearable device they say is capable of helping people read the subtlest, most nuanced emotions in another person by tracking the movements of that person's eyebrows, lips, and other facial features.

The Boston Globe (http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/03/31/emotion_detectors/)