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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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PELOSI, NANCY, Democratic Party
California

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $9,352.75

Average cost per trip - $1,558.79
Total number of days spent traveling - 14 days
Rank of representative - 438 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - U.K.-U.S. Center for Local Government, Oxford University
Dates - May 11, 2000 - May 14, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Oxford, England

Purpose - Lecturer at seminar
Notes - Dates at personal expense: 5/13/00-5/14/00

Travel Cost - $1,350.20
Lodging Cost - $200.00
Meal Cost - $80.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,630.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Boeing Inc.
Dates - April 18, 2000 - April 18, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Seal Beach, CA

Purpose - Tour of Boeing Seal Beach facility
Notes -

Travel Cost - $571.30
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $8.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $579.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith and Politics Institute
Dates - March 2, 2001 - March 4, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - AL

Purpose - Civil Rights pilgrimage
Notes - Accompanied by child Christine Pelosi

Travel Cost - $1,442.00
Lodging Cost - $428.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,170.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Todo Puerto Rico con Vieques
Dates - July 14, 2001 - July 16, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Vieques, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,177.00
Lodging Cost - $732.00
Meal Cost - $20.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,929.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Dates - February 9, 2002 - February 10, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,536.00
Lodging Cost - $308.25
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,844.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Girl Scouts of Talus Rock Council
Dates - April 4, 2005 - April 4, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Johnstown, PA

Purpose - Keynote speaker at Girl Scouts' annual fundraising dinner
Notes - One way: NYC (Teterboro Airport) to Johnstown, PA (flight donated to Girl Scouts by L. Robert Kimball & Associates)

Travel Cost - $1,200.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,200.00

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.