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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

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HOLLINGS, ERNEST F, Democratic Party
South Carolina

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $8,668.97

Average cost per trip - $1,238.42
Total number of days spent traveling - 18 days
Rank of representative - 448 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - WorldCom
Dates - April 14, 2000 - April 16, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Hilton Head, SC

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $275.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $575.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - South Carolina Trial Lawyers
Dates - August 4, 2000 - August 4, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Hilton Head, SC

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $150.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $250.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Commonwealth North
Dates - July 7, 2000 - July 9, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Anchorage, AK

Purpose - official naming of Ted Stevens Anchorage Int'l Airport
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,040.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,040.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Colorado School of Law
Dates - November 9, 2000 - November 12, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Boulder, CO

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,088.00
Lodging Cost - $435.00
Meal Cost - $93.36
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,616.36

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Trial Lawyers Association
Dates - July 13, 2001 - July 15, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Montreal, Canada

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $888.10
Lodging Cost - $501.51
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,589.61

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of Colorado, Boulder
Dates - October 4, 2002 - October 6, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Boulder, CO

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $798.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $798.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Lockheed Martin
Dates - January 30, 2003 - January 30, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Greenville, SC

Purpose - speech
Notes - Mrs. Hollings accompanied. Washington, DC - Greenville, SC

Travel Cost - $800.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $800.00

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.