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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

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GREENWOOD, JAMES C, Republican Party
Pennsylvania

Total number of trips - 28
Total cost of trips - $121,890.57

Average cost per trip - $4,353.23
Total number of days spent traveling - 117 days
Rank of representative - 24 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Alaska Rainforest Campaign
Dates - August 11, 2000 - August 17, 2000 (7 days)
Location(s) - AK

Purpose - Fact finding tour of Alaska's Tongass National Forest, the country's largest and most controversial national forest
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,468.78
Lodging Cost - $97.98
Meal Cost - $1,020.00
Other Cost - $1,020.00
Total Cost - $3,606.76

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Globe USA
Dates - November 17, 2000 - November 20, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Purpose - To attend GLOBE International Executive Committee meeting in the Hague
Notes - Other costs are ground transportation

Travel Cost - $1,794.00
Lodging Cost - $577.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost - $162.00
Total Cost - $2,833.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Investment Banking Association
Dates - August 18, 2000 - August 18, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Speech
Notes - orig had total in other so we moved

Travel Cost - $418.00
Lodging Cost - $230.00
Meal Cost - $54.96
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $702.96

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Confederation of Indian Industry
Dates - March 24, 2000 - March 24, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - New Delhi, India

Purpose - At the request of Speak Hastert, I represented the Speaker on President Clinton's March 18-26 mission aboard Air Force One to Bangladesh and India. While in India, I attended meetings of the Confederation of Indian Industry and Indian parliamentarians
Notes - One-way airfare from New Delhi to Philadelphia

Travel Cost - $1,850.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,850.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 20, 2000 - August 26, 2000 (7 days)
Location(s) - Prague, Czech Republic

Purpose - To participate in a conference on U.S. Russia relations
Notes - Other costs are ground transportation

Travel Cost - $3,134.20
Lodging Cost - $525.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $4,659.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ripon Educational Fund
Dates - November 24, 2000 - December 2, 2000 (9 days)
Location(s) - Rome, Italy

Purpose - Transatlantic Policy Network bringing together corporate, government and academia on both sides of the Atlantic
Notes - Other costs are ground transportation

Travel Cost - $6,000.00
Lodging Cost - $1,750.00
Meal Cost - $1,000.00
Other Cost - $300.00
Total Cost - $9,050.00

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - To participate in a conference entitled, "The Convergence of U.S. National Security and the Global Environment"
Notes - Spouse accompanied; other costs are ground transportation

Travel Cost - $1,017.60
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $1,280.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $4,421.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Counties
Dates - November 17, 2001 - November 19, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA - Santa Barbara, CA

Purpose - Featured speaker / honored guest in support of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund Event.
Notes - Child Laura Greenwood accompanied.

Travel Cost - $1,982.00
Lodging Cost - $581.37
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,563.37

Additional family members - Yes


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

Purpose - To participate in a conference on US policy toward Cuba.
Notes - Transportation included $50 ground transportation.

Travel Cost - $2,062.20
Lodging Cost - $2,356.00
Meal Cost - $1,650.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,068.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Population Action International
Dates - April 6, 2001 - April 14, 2001 (9 days)
Location(s) - Morocco

Purpose - Get first hand knowledge on family planning
Notes - Other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $6,100.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost - $530.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $7,680.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Globe USA
Dates - February 5, 2001 - February 6, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Nairobi, Kenya - Kiunga, Kenya - Lamu, Kenya - Shimoni, Kenya

Purpose - Visit local government conservation programs
Notes - Stepson Rob McClure accompanied between 2/2/01 - 2/8/01 - same itinerary but starting and ending in Washington DC. Other cost is for cold medicine.

Travel Cost - $2,226.37
Lodging Cost - $901.60
Meal Cost - $84.47
Other Cost - $7.84
Total Cost - $3,220.28

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Pharmaceutical Care Management
Dates - March 30, 2001 - April 1, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Speaker at annual conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,740.00
Lodging Cost - $397.38
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,137.38

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Globe USA
Dates - November 30, 2001 - December 3, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Paris, France

Purpose - Speak about alternative energy and pollution issues on the opening panel of the Global Conference on Oceans and Coasts.
Notes - Spouse Kathryn Greenwood accompanied. Some costs eg lodging and Member's airfare, were paid by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. These are not included in the figures listed here.

Travel Cost - $605.99
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $165.48
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $771.47

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Globe USA
Dates - June 22, 2001 - June 23, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Tarrytown, NY

Purpose - Participate in conference of how Export Credit Agencies impact the global climate system and the role they play in financing energy and fossil fuel infrastructure in developing countries with other legislators.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $155.00
Lodging Cost - $40.00
Meal Cost - $115.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $310.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ripon Educational Fund
Dates - August 10, 2001 - August 18, 2001 (9 days)
Location(s) - Scotland

Purpose - To discuss public policy issues that affect relations between the US and Scotland.
Notes - Spouse Kathryn Greenwood accompanied. Other costs are for cultural events.

Travel Cost - $7,899.66
Lodging Cost - $2,810.00
Meal Cost - $1,136.00
Other Cost - $90.00
Total Cost - $11,935.66

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Globe USA
Dates - July 13, 2001 - July 15, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Queenstown, MD

Purpose - The International Legislators' Conference on Clean Energy and the 16th GLOBE International General Assembly.
Notes - Meals included in lodging cost

Travel Cost - $583.20
Lodging Cost - $650.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,233.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Foundation for Responsible Government
Dates - March 22, 2002 - March 24, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - West Palm Beach, FL - Philadelphia, PA

Purpose - Speak at their 2002 Winter Meeting
Notes - child Kathryn Greenwood accompanied.

Travel Cost - $2,791.00
Lodging Cost - $1,144.00
Meal Cost - $868.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,803.00

Additional family members - Yes


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

Purpose - conference on Islam
Notes - mother Alice Greenwood accompanied. Transportation expenses includes $150 ground transportation

Travel Cost - $1,594.20
Lodging Cost - $2,925.00
Meal Cost - $1,200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,719.20

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Brain Injury Research Treatment and Training Foundation, Terminal Trucking, Hilton Charlotte
Dates - January 19, 2002 - January 20, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Charlotte, NC

Purpose - receive Philip L. Lance Award for Public Awareness of the Brain
Notes - child Laura Greenwood accompanied. Transportation costs include air and car, provided by NBIRTT and Terminal Trucking. Lodging provided by the Hilton Charlotte.

Travel Cost - $11,008.66
Lodging Cost - $250.00
Meal Cost - $62.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $11,320.66

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Water Utilities Executive Council
Dates - April 12, 2003 - April 16, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Bermuda

Purpose - Water Utilities Executive Council Conference
Notes - Child Laura Greenwood accompanied. Other cost is for 'business center'.

Travel Cost - $1,270.00
Lodging Cost - $1,100.00
Meal Cost - $885.00
Other Cost - $24.60
Total Cost - $3,279.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American College of Surgeons
Dates - August 1, 2003 - August 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Luncheon speaker at the American College of Surgeons annual meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $325.91
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $325.91

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ripon Educational Fund
Dates - August 10, 2003 - August 15, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - London, England

Purpose - 2003 Transatlantic Conference
Notes - Child Kathryn Greenwood accompanied, stayed in same room. Transportation cost includes ground transport

Travel Cost - $13,580.72
Lodging Cost - $1,218.00
Meal Cost - $1,256.28
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $16,055.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - NASDAQ
Dates - March 28, 2003 - March 30, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - NASDAQ leadership summit
Notes - Child Kathryn Greenwood accompanied, stayed in same room.

Travel Cost - $4,352.00
Lodging Cost - $1,921.00
Meal Cost - $670.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,943.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society
Dates - June 8, 2003 - June 9, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Santa Ana, CA - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Spoke at National Conference
Notes - Child Kathryn Greenwood accompanied, stayed in same room.

Travel Cost - $711.00
Lodging Cost - $545.00
Meal Cost - $194.55
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,450.55

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - MPM Capital, Merrill Lynch, Hale & Dorr LLP, Ernst & Young LLP, Comerica Bank Corp
Dates - May 5, 2004 - May 7, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Bermuda

Purpose - keynote speaker at industry conference
Notes - other expenses - phone calls, business center, mini bar, etc. and meal costs included in conference

Travel Cost - $1,639.80
Lodging Cost - $920.00
Meal Cost - $24.95
Other Cost - $247.37
Total Cost - $2,832.12

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
Dates - December 15, 2003 - December 16, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Philadelphia, PA

Purpose - guest speaker for the Gill Lecture of the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
Notes -

Travel Cost - $10.00
Lodging Cost - $286.52
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $296.52

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Johns Hopkins University - Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health
Dates - December 3, 2003 - December 4, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - MD

Purpose - keynote address at their 2003 Leadership Forum dinner
Notes - other cost - telephone call

Travel Cost - $25.00
Lodging Cost - $164.18
Meal Cost - $145.66
Other Cost - $8.58
Total Cost - $343.42

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 17, 2004 - February 22, 2004 (6 days)
Location(s) - Cancun, Mexico

Purpose - to participate in a conference on education reform
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,668.51
Lodging Cost - $2,000.00
Meal Cost - $810.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,478.51

Additional family members - No

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.