Emotes And Loyola Marymount University Form Partnership To Study The Impact Of The Emotes Program: Beginning in the fall of 2009, the school psychology program at Loyola Marymount University is working with Emotes to collect program effectiveness data. The Emotes program will be experienced by groups of children throughout the greater Los Angeles area to examine the effects of the Emotes in increasing a child’s emotional vocabulary and ability to understand and manage their feelings.