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 2014

Betty Repacholi and Andrew Meltzoff. UW viral video: toddler leaves toy alone to avoid an adult's anger. By John Higgins, Seattle Times, October 17, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Quality of Words, Not Quantity, Is Crucial to Language Skills, Study Finds. By Douglas Quenqua, The New York Times, October 16, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl and Andrew Meltzoff. Early chilldhood prime time for education, researchers say. By Katherine Long, Seattle Times, October 16, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Talk To Your Baby: Her Brain Depends On It. By Ann Dornfeld, KUOW, October, 12, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Is E-Reading to Your Toddler Story Time, or Simply Screen Time? By Douglas Quenqua, The New York Times, October 12, 2014.

Andrew Meltzoff. Watch what really happens when toddlers see you angry. By Jacqueline Howard, The Huffington Post, October 10, 2014.

Andrew Meltzoff. Watch how the presence of a mean adult makes this toddler's head spin. By George Dvorsky, io9, October 9, 2014.

Andrew Meltzoff. 15-month-olds can detect emotion in social interactions. Irish Examiner, October 8, 2014.

Andrew Meltzoff. Toddlers regulate behavior to avoid making adults angry. Latinos Health, October 8, 2014.

Andrew Meltzoff. Toddlers detect emotion, change behavior accordingly. By Rick Nauert, PsychCentral, October 8, 2014.

Andrew Meltzoff. Watch scientists confuse an adorable toddler. By Jesse Singal, Science of Us, October 8, 2014

Andrew Meltzoff. When do babies learn self-control? By Cari Romm, The Atlantic, October 8, 2014.

Betty Repacholi and Andrew Meltzoff. Toddlers regulate behavior to avoid making adults angry. By Molly McElroy, UW Today, October 7, 2014.

Leoandra Onnie Rogers. What makes kids do their best? UW fellow is trying to find out. By Jerry Large, Seattle Times, September 28, 2014.

Andrea Stocco, Chantel Prat. How a second language trains your brain for math. By Nathan Collins, Pacific Standard, September 24, 2014.

Anna Waismeyer, Andrew N. Meltzoff, & Alison Gopnik. Toddlers can figure out a game of chance quicker than you might think. By Kyle Stokes, KPLU, August 26th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Guest: The critical role of doctors in early learning. By Jill Sells and Mary Ann Woodruff, The Seattle Times: Education Lab Blog, July 30, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Using your brain to capacity, no miracles necessary. By Jerry Large, The Seattle Times, July 27, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Babies grasp speech before they utter their first word, a study finds. By Meeri Kim, The Washington Post, July 19, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Even Among Babies, Practice Makes Perfect. All Things Considered, NPR, July 16th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Baby talk: Infants may practice words in their minds. By Tia Ghose, Fox News, July 15th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Babies’ Brains Rehearse Speech Mechanics Months Before Their First Words. Red Orbit, July 15th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Baby talk: Children practice speaking before they ever say a word. By Kathleen Lees, Science World Report, July 15th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. VIDEO: Baby talk could boost babies brain power. Good Morning America, ABC, July 15th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Months before their first words, babies' brains rehearse speech mechanics. MedicalXpress, July 14th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Months before their first words, babies' brains rehearse speech mechanics. By Molly McElroy, UW Today, July 14th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. How babies learn their first words. By Ann Dornfeld, KUOW, July 14th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. UW study: Babies practice speech long before they can talk. By Katherine Long, Seattle Times, July 14th, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. No gadgets required: Parents' talking aids baby brain growth. By Donna Gordon Blankinship, AP, Seattle Times, July 12th, 2014.

Sarah Roseberry Lytle & Christine Moon. Wash. scientists cheer docs' push to read to kids starting at birth - or earlier. By Gabriel Spitzer, KPLU 88.5, June 24, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Mayors, here's your brain on early childhood education. By Eva-Marie Ayala, Dallas News, June 23, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. For Father's Day, get rid working-father myths. By Ellen Gallinsky, Huffington Post, June 16, 2014. More Coverage »

Sarah Roseberry Lytle. New video offers research-based tips to boost early learning. By Caitlin Moran, The Seattle Times: Education Lab Blog, June 9, 2014. More Coverage »

Patricia Kuhl & Andrew Meltzoff. It's never too early for children to learn a second language, say experts. By Mabel Sleh, South China Morning Post, April 29, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl & Andrew Meltzoff. 2014 superheroes for Washington families. By Alayne Sulkin, Parent Map, March 27, 2014.

Patricia Kuhl. Pilot program gives parents tools to boost babies' brains. By Katherine Long, The Seattle Times, March 30, 2014

VIDEO, Baby talk really does help build your Kiddy-Widdy's vocabulary. Slate.

Patricia Kuhl. 'Baby talk' helps babies learn to speak more quickly. By Marcie Sillman & David Hyde, KUOW, January 6, 2014.

 2013

Patricia Kuhl. Why do we believe strengthening brains is the right strategy? By George Halverson, Huffington Post, December 12, 2013.

Andrew N. Meltzoff, Joni Saby & Peter Marshall. A first step in learning by imitation, baby brains respond to another's actions, By Molly McElroy, Eurekalert, October 30, 2013. More Coverage »

Sarah Roseberry. New research highlights importance of live interaction for children, By Karina Mazhukhina, The Daily of the University of Washington, October 21, 2013.

Patricia Kuhl. Don't Just Talk. Listen to Your Baby Too, By Lisa Guernsey, TIME, October 17, 2013.

Sarah Roseberry. Seattle Considers Proposed Universal Preschool Program, By Florangela Davila, KLPU, September 4, 2013.

Andrea Stocco & Rajesh Rao. Experiment lets man use his mind to control another person’s movements, By Charles Q. Choi, The Washington Post, August 29, 2013.

Sarah Roseberry & Elizabeth Zack. Earliest Learning: Latest Findings in Baby Brain Science, By Deanna Duff, ParentMap, April 24, 2013.

Univision Seattle covers I-LABS exhibits at the UW RoadMap Parent Forum (Broadcast in Spanish), By News Staff, Univision Seattle, April 22, 2013.

Patricia K. Kuhl. State of Child Breakfast set for Friday, By Daily News Staff, JDNews.com, April 11, 2013.

Andrew N. Meltzoff. Children of Blind Mothers Learn New Modes of Communication, By Elizabeth Norton, WIRED/ScienceNOW, April 11, 2013.

Andrew N. Meltzoff & Patricia K. Kuhl. Obama seeks $100M to unlock mysteries of the brain, By Alex Mooney, CNN, April 2, 2013.
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Time To Wave The White Flag On Head Start – Sort of?, By Andrew J. Rotherham, Eduwonk.com, March 6, 2013.

Patricia K. Kuhl & Dilara Deniz Can. Invalid Files and Language Learning: Your Brain's Interoperable World, By Ben Thomas, Huffington Post, March 5, 2013.

Patricia K. Kuhl. Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference explores learning, By Allison Sylte, NBC/Channel9, March 1, 2013.

Patricia K. Kuhl. Latest Brain Research Supports Obama Early Childhood Plan, By Kaukab Jhumra Smith, YOUTHtoday, March 1, 2013.

Patricia K. Kuhl. Mapping The Human Brain, By Marcy Sillman, NPR/KUOW, February 28, 2013.

Andrew N. Meltzoff & Patricia K. Kuhl. Early Education Gives a Return on Investment, By Morton M. Kondracke, Roll Call, February 22, 2013.

Andrew N. Meltzoff. Obama to tout his proposed expansion of early childhood education, By Michael Alison Chandler, Lyndsey Layton and Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post, February 14, 2013.

Andrew N. Meltzoff. Obama proposal reflects shift in views on early childhood education, By Lyndsey Layton and Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post, February 13, 2013.

Patricia K. Kuhl. Wise Beyond Their Years: What Babies Really Know, By Sumathi Reddy, Wall Street Journal, February 12, 2013.

Andrew N. Meltzoff and Patricia K. Kuhl. Joint attention to mind, By Sarah De Weerdt, Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, February 11, 2013.

Patricia K. Kuhl. Babies Are Smarter Than You Think, By Adam Clark Estes, the Atlantic wire, February 11, 2013.

Patricia K. Kuhl. Babies Seem to Pick Up Language in Utero, By Nicolas Bakalar, The New York Times, January 7, 2013. More Coverage »

 

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