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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?

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MARKEY, EDWARD JOHN, Democratic Party
Massachusetts

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $36,838.29

Average cost per trip - $5,262.61
Total number of days spent traveling - 33 days
Rank of representative - 176 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 9, 2000 - August 11, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aspen, CO - Denver, CO

Purpose - Participant in roundtable on information technology
Notes -

Travel Cost - $379.00
Lodging Cost - $520.00
Meal Cost - $75.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $974.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 26, 2000 - January 30, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Davos, Switzerland

Purpose - To participate on a panel, Jan. 29-30 at personal expense
Notes - Took wife Susan Blumenthal

Travel Cost - $3,640.00
Lodging Cost - $800.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,640.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the global environment, Feb. 22-33 at personal expense
Notes - Took wife Susan Blumenthal

Travel Cost - $2,289.60
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $1,280.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,493.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 24, 2001 - January 28, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Davos, Switzerland

Purpose - participant on panel
Notes - spouse Susan J. Blumenthal accompanied.

Travel Cost - $5,944.00
Lodging Cost - $1,067.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,211.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - U.S. News and World Report
Dates - February 15, 2001 - February 16, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - panelist on program on first amendment
Notes -

Travel Cost - $972.73
Lodging Cost - $429.38
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,402.11

Additional family members - No


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

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the global environment
Notes - Spouse Susan J. Blumenthal accompanied - Other costs are for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $3,992.20
Lodging Cost - $2,850.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $8,642.20

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 26, 2005 - January 30, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Switzerland

Purpose - Participate in panels on various economic issues
Notes - Washington, DC - Switzerland - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $6,065.38
Lodging Cost - $2,280.00
Meal Cost - $130.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,475.38

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.