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Can how you move change how you 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

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  • 05.06.15

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    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

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    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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POMBO, RICHARD, Republican Party
California

Total number of trips - 8
Total cost of trips - $20,534.81

Average cost per trip - $2,566.85
Total number of days spent traveling - 26 days
Rank of representative - 298 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - International Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources
Dates - November 15, 2000 - November 20, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Nelson, New Zealand

Purpose - Fact-finding
Notes - Accompanied by spouse Annette Pombo

Travel Cost - $9,715.20
Lodging Cost - $285.00
Meal Cost - $120.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $10,120.20

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 28, 2002 - January 29, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - educational, retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $10.00
Lodging Cost - $129.00
Meal Cost - $124.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $263.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dates - January 6, 2002 - January 8, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - to gain knowledge in medical education
Notes -

Travel Cost - $145.00
Lodging Cost - $599.04
Meal Cost - $184.54
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $928.58

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - International Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources
Dates - May 16, 2002 - May 21, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Shimonoseki, Japan

Purpose - chair meeting of Sustainable Use Parliamentarians Union
Notes -

Travel Cost - $5,741.00
Lodging Cost - $428.68
Meal Cost - $425.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,594.68

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, New York Stock Exchange
Dates - October 19, 2003 - October 20, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - ring the opening bell at the stock exchange
Notes -

Travel Cost - $534.50
Lodging Cost - $371.28
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,055.78

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ford Motor Co.
Dates - June 13, 2003 - June 14, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Dearborn, MI

Purpose - attend Ford centennial celebration
Notes -

Travel Cost - $260.00
Lodging Cost - $193.86
Meal Cost - $238.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $691.86

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - December 5, 2003 - December 7, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Westin Mission Hills, CA

Purpose - CA Delegation Retreat
Notes - other: group activities

Travel Cost - $301.93
Lodging Cost - $199.98
Meal Cost - $358.43
Other Cost - $20.37
Total Cost - $880.71

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Safari Club Int'l
Dates - January 23, 2004 - January 24, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Reno, NV - Denver, CO

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington, DC - Denver - Reno - San Francisco 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 |
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.