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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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HOYER, STENY HAMILTON, Democratic Party
Maryland

Total number of trips - 9
Total cost of trips - $36,951.54

Average cost per trip - $4,105.73
Total number of days spent traveling - 39 days
Rank of representative - 174 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 2, 2003 - August 10, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders - education
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,494.00
Lodging Cost - $1,112.10
Meal Cost - $377.25
Other Cost - $408.70
Total Cost - $5,392.05

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith & Politics Institute
Dates - March 4, 2005 - March 6, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Birmingham, AL - Montgomery, AL - Selma, AL

Purpose - Civil Rights Pilgrimage
Notes - Washington, DC - Birmingham - Montgomery - Selma (3/4 to 3/6 portion of trip funded by sponsor) PM of March 6, departed Selma to attend political function at expense of 527 org.

Travel Cost - $465.00
Lodging Cost - $268.00
Meal Cost - $130.00
Other Cost - $62.00
Total Cost - $925.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Assn of Recording Arts & Sciences
Dates - April 19, 2004 - April 19, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Nashville, TN

Purpose - Participate in town hall meeting with musicians and artists
Notes - Washington, DC - Nashville - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $766.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $45.00
Other Cost - $317.00
Total Cost - $1,128.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Confederation of Indian Industry
Dates - January 5, 2004 - January 9, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - Delhi, India - Agra, India

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - Washington, DC - Delhi - Agra, India - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $6,911.44
Lodging Cost - $641.54
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,552.98

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - March 25, 2004 - March 28, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Participate in panel at Spring Retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - Jacksonville, FL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $484.68
Lodging Cost - $1,044.00
Meal Cost - $406.66
Other Cost - $21.00
Total Cost - $1,956.34

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith & Politics Institute, Alabama Power Company, Delta Air Lines Inc, Coca-Cola Co, DaimlerChrysler AG, Fannie Mae, General Motors Corp, Caterpillar Inc, Pew Charitable Trusts, Chamber of Commerce of the USA, Microsoft Corp
Dates - March 3, 2000 - March 5, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Birmingham, AL - Montgomery, AL - Selma, AL

Purpose - Alabama Pilgrimage to celebrate 35th Anniversary of '65 Voting Rights Act March
Notes - Washington, DC - Birmingham - Montgomery - Selma, AL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $635.00
Lodging Cost - $214.00
Meal Cost - $140.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $989.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Assn of Homebuilders
Dates - January 16, 2000 - January 18, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Dallas, TX

Purpose - Attend Board of Directors Meeting
Notes - Washington, DC - Dallas - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $364.41
Lodging Cost - $298.47
Meal Cost - $195.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $857.88

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - April 29, 2005 - May 1, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Participate in panel at spring retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - New Orleans, LA - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,540.63
Lodging Cost - $566.74
Meal Cost - $87.14
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,194.51

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 8, 2005 - August 15, 2005 (8 days)
Location(s) - Tel Aviv, Israel - Jerusalem, Israel

Purpose - Education mission
Notes - Washington, DC - Jerusalem - Tel Aviv - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $7,604.30
Lodging Cost - $4,446.00
Meal Cost - $914.14
Other Cost - $2,991.34
Total Cost - $15,955.78

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.