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Student greenhouse volunteer digs up history with the dirt

With the fortuitous turn of a garden fork, Native American artifacts have been found on the UW’s Seattle campus for the first time in 90 years.

Student uncovers ancient Native American artifact on UW campus

With the fortuitous turn of a pronged garden fork, a Native American artifact has been found on the University of Washington’s Seattle campus for the first time in 90 years by a freshman student.

Early intervention for toddlers with autism highly effective, study finds

A novel early intervention program for very young children with autism — some as young as 18 months — is effective for improving IQ, language ability and social interaction, a comprehensive new study has found.

Early intervention for toddlers with autism highly effective, study finds

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110 local infants needed for autism brain imaging study

Images of the growing brain at the cellular level may help researchers understand what goes wrong with brain development in infants who later develop an autism spectrum disorder and better identify early risk factors for autism.

Accentuate the positive: Coaches can shape young athletes’ definition of success

Young athletes’ achievement goals can change in a healthy way over the course of a season when their coaches create a mastery motivational climate rather than an ego orientation, UW sport psychologists have found.

Coaches can shape young athletes’ definition of success

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110 local infants needed for autism brain imaging study

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Pregnant women risk early delivery from using psychiatric medication

The odds triple for premature child delivery in pregnant women with a history of depression who used psychiatric medication, according to a new study.

Disney offers refunds for Baby Einstein products

The Walt Disney Company began offering refunds for its “Baby Einstein” DVDs, videos and similar products more than two years after UW researchers showed that the DVDs marketed as boosting infants’ language learning were actually detrimental.

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