Generally, complex emotions involve attributing a cognitive state as well as an emotion and are more context and culture dependent [ ER skills, may achieve this developmental milestone during their school years or successfully compensate for their basic ER difficulties through explicit cognitive, language-based or perceptual mechanisms .
An assessment of ER difficulties in children with ASC therefore needs to address more complex mental states.
Difficulties in recognizing emotions and mental states are central characteristics of autism spectrum conditions (ASC).
However, emotion recognition (ER) studies have focused mostly on recognition of the six ‘basic’ emotions, usually using still pictures of faces.
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