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Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

Recent Posts

  • 08.19.14

    Paul Tough on how children succeed

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
  • 08.12.14

    Tracking and vocational ed

    Jeannie Oakes, who has studied tracking for decades, says vocational ed and "tracking" are connected, and that sorting students by race and class is still a problem.
  • 08.04.14

    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

    Long-predicted demographic changes mean a new kind of student is figuring out where to go to college, and how to pay for it.
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    Is school funding fair?

    A new report looks at why some schools have a lot of money to spend per pupil, while others don't, and what to do about it.

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PASCRELL, WILLIAM J JR, Democratic Party
New Jersey

Total number of trips - 28
Total cost of trips - $1,773.00

Average cost per trip - $63.32
Total number of days spent traveling - 30 days
Rank of representative - 573 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Fire Department Instructor's Conference
Dates - March 18, 2000 - March 19, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Indianapolis, IN

Purpose - Member discussed HR1168 (FIRE Act) to the attendees
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,105.00
Lodging Cost - $224.00
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,369.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Queenstown, MD

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Washington, DC - Aspen Wye, VA

Travel Cost - $54.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 11, 2004 - January 11, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 15, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 25, 2004 - January 25, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - February 8, 2004 - February 8, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - February 18, 2004 - February 18, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - March 7, 2004 - March 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - March 20, 2004 - March 20, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vision Council of America
Dates - March 27, 2004 - March 27, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 3, 2004 - April 3, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 9, 2004 - April 9, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 24, 2004 - April 24, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 30, 2004 - April 30, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - May 24, 2004 - May 24, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - June 13, 2004 - June 13, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - July 16, 2004 - July 16, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - August 6, 2004 - August 6, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Int'l Assn of Fire Chiefs
Dates - August 11, 2004 - August 11, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - New Orleans - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Other Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - August 20, 2004 - August 20, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 2, 2004 - September 2, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 6, 2004 - September 6, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 7, 2004 - September 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 25, 2004 - September 25, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - October 17, 2004 - October 17, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - John Kerry for President Campaign
Dates - October 26, 2004 - October 26, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Des Moines, IA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - Des Moines - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - November 7, 2004 - November 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

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Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - December 4, 2004 - December 4, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

Recent Posts

  • 08.19.14

    Paul Tough on how children succeed

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
  • 08.12.14

    Tracking and vocational ed

    Jeannie Oakes, who has studied tracking for decades, says vocational ed and "tracking" are connected, and that sorting students by race and class is still a problem.
  • 08.04.14

    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

    Long-predicted demographic changes mean a new kind of student is figuring out where to go to college, and how to pay for it.
  • 07.29.14

    Is school funding fair?

    A new report looks at why some schools have a lot of money to spend per pupil, while others don't, and what to do about it.