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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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GRIJALVA, RAUL M MR., Democratic Party
Arizona

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $4,305.19

Average cost per trip - $1,076.30
Total number of days spent traveling - 10 days
Rank of representative - 512 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Dates - November 13, 2003 - November 15, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Purpose - Study the effect of NAFTA and other international trade agreements on the US - Mexico border
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,248.00
Lodging Cost - $198.00
Meal Cost - $76.66
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,522.66

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Federation of the Blind
Dates - June 30, 2003 - July 1, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Louisville, KY

Purpose - Keynote speaker to National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind
Notes -

Travel Cost - $352.00
Lodging Cost - $64.95
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $416.95

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Forest Guardians
Dates - November 11, 2004 - November 12, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Albuquerque, NM

Purpose - To keynote the RangeNet 2004 Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
Notes - Tucson, AZ - Albuquerque, NM - Washington, DC Including spouse Personal expenses: 11-13-04

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $109.82
Meal Cost - $31.90
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $141.72

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Legacy, Coalition to Promote Minority Health, SEIU, Aetna, AHIP, Blue Cross
Dates - July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Minority health summit
Notes - Washington, DC - Chicago - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,764.06
Lodging Cost - $459.80
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,223.86

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.