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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

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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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UDALL, MARK E, Democratic Party
Colorado

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $13,796.14

Average cost per trip - $2,759.23
Total number of days spent traveling - 14 days
Rank of representative - 384 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Thompson Island Education Center
Dates - February 2, 2000 - February 3, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Boston, MA

Purpose - guest speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,242.50
Lodging Cost - $89.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,331.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - February 17, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (7 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - educational mission
Notes - took wife, Maggie L. Fox

Travel Cost - $8,141.00
Lodging Cost - $880.00
Meal Cost - $914.00
Other Cost - $590.00
Total Cost - $10,525.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National School Transportation Association, New York School Bus Contractors Association
Dates - July 20, 2003 - July 21, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Keynote speaker at the 39th annual meeting of the NSTA and NYSBCA in New York, NY
Notes - other covered transportation to and from the airport

Travel Cost - $350.00
Lodging Cost - $52.00
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $527.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - July 19, 2004 - July 19, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - To participate in meetings with each of the sponsoring organizations.
Notes - Denver, CO - Chicago, IL - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,093.85
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $38.79
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,132.64

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Third Way Institute, New Republic
Dates - September 16, 2005 - September 17, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Wye River, MD

Purpose - To participate in a national security retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - Wye River, MD - Washington, DC

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $154.00
Meal Cost - $92.40
Other Cost - $33.60
Total Cost - $280.00

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.