Using insights into how people intuit others’ emotions, the team of researchers, Sean Dae Houlihan, Max Kleiman-Weiner, Luke B. Hewitt, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, and Rebecca Saxe have designed a model that approximates this aspect of human social intelligence.

News article by Anne Trafton at MIT McGovern Institute. Paper: Emotion prediction as computation over a generative theory of mind.