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Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

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American RadioWorks |
Image: Wikipedia (public domain)

Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

Recent Posts

  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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ESHOO, ANNA, Democratic Party
California

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $45,758.59

Average cost per trip - $3,813.22
Total number of days spent traveling - 60 days
Rank of representative - 139 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - May 19, 2000 - May 22, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Hyde Park, NY

Purpose - Hyde Park Democratic Policy Retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $412.50
Lodging Cost - $406.35
Meal Cost - $178.35
Other Cost - $13.00
Total Cost - $1,010.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ernst & Young LLP
Dates - March 21, 2000 - March 21, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Meeting with Ernst and Young executives
Notes -

Travel Cost - $280.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $280.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Reliastar
Dates - April 14, 2000 - April 17, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ

Purpose - Board of directors meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,064.00
Lodging Cost - $1,803.32
Meal Cost - $86.36
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,953.68

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 22, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Participation in conference on global environment
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,537.30
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $640.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,101.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 12, 2001 - January 17, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies

Purpose - Participation in conference on US policy toward Cuba
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,903.30
Lodging Cost - $2,355.00
Meal Cost - $660.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,918.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Armenian Assembly of America
Dates - June 9, 2001 - June 9, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Received award at Gala Banquet
Notes -

Travel Cost - $380.50
Lodging Cost - $227.81
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $708.31

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Bipartisan Retreat Conference
Notes - Meals included in lodging cost

Travel Cost - $126.00
Lodging Cost - $660.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $786.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 27, 2002 - June 2, 2002 (7 days)
Location(s) - Barcelona, Spain

Purpose - Bipartisan conference on the global environment.
Notes - sister Veronica Georges accompanied. 5/27 at personal expense.

Travel Cost - $3,883.00
Lodging Cost - $1,650.00
Meal Cost - $1,500.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,033.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 10, 2002 - January 15, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Punta Mita, Mexico

Purpose - conference on Islam
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,110.10
Lodging Cost - $2,925.00
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,635.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 26, 2003 - June 1, 2003 (7 days)
Location(s) - Frankfurt, Germany - Rome, Italy

Purpose - Conference on the convergence of US national security and the global environment
Notes - Other costs are for ground transportation to and from the airport. Point of departure was Frankfurt because Eshoo joined the Aspen Institute Conference in Rome on the way back from Codel Hunter which went to Iraq, Kuwait and Naples.

Travel Cost - $1,847.50
Lodging Cost - $2,850.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $5,597.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 17, 2003 - January 22, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Lanai, HI

Purpose - In depth conference on US China relations - academic presentation and discussions of US - China relations
Notes - Sister Veronica Georges accompanied. Other costs are for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $3,095.80
Lodging Cost - $1,960.00
Meal Cost - $1,710.00
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $6,815.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 20, 2005 - August 29, 2005 (10 days)
Location(s) - Dublin, Ireland

Purpose - To participate in a conference on US-Russia-Europe Relations
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,757.00
Lodging Cost - $1,562.00
Meal Cost - $1,400.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $6,919.00

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Image: Wikipedia (public domain)

Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

Recent Posts

  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.