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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

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American Airport Executives - $297,802.83 spent on 45 trips
24.1% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
75.9% spent on Republican Party

CALLAHAN, HERBERT L - Republican Party
January 6, 2002 - January 12, 2002 (7 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - participant in 2002 aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $8,798.28

DEFAZIO, PETER A - Democratic Party
January 6, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (6 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Aviation Issues conference, discussion with industry
Total Cost - $4,257.00

DEFAZIO, PETER A - Democratic Party
January 6, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (5 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - discussion of current aviation issues
Total Cost - $6,319.32

DELAY, THOMAS DALE - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 14, 2002 (10 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - speak at national conference on transportation security issues in Kona
Total Cost - $5,967.28

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
February 18, 2000 - February 23, 2000 (6 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - legislative conference/panel discussion
Total Cost - $4,330.00

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 10, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - Participation in panel discussions and meetings
Total Cost - $8,286.70

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (6 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Participation in aviation panels.
Total Cost - $5,630.00

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (7 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - legislative conference/participation in panel discussion
Total Cost - $7,213.68

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (3 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - Participation in panel discussions and meetings
Total Cost - $685.75

EMERSON, JO ANN H - Republican Party
January 7, 2004 - January 13, 2004 (7 days)
Koloa, HI
Purpose - educational
Total Cost - $13,531.60

HAYWORTH, JD - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 11, 2003 (2 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - Attended the annual Aviation Issues Conference, participated in panel discussions pertaining to the health of the aviation industry.
Total Cost - $828.32

MEEKS, GREGORY W - Democratic Party
February 21, 2000 - February 27, 2000 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - 2000 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $1,385.00

MENENDEZ, ROBERT - Democratic Party
January 7, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (5 days)
Honolulu, HI
Purpose - panel member at conference
Total Cost - $4,928.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
April 20, 2000 - April 24, 2000 (5 days)
HI
Purpose - Discuss airport issue - AIR21; appropriations
Total Cost - $4,200.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 7, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (5 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - Participate on panel and attend panels on airplane industry and airport facilities, issues
Total Cost - $4,819.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 6, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,149.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
February 20, 2000 - February 25, 2000 (6 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - Participate in aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $4,725.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 14, 2001 (8 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - participate in 2001 aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $6,415.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 6, 2002 - January 13, 2002 (8 days)
Palm Springs, CA - Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,998.50

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 10, 2003 - January 11, 2003 (2 days)
Kamuala, HI
Purpose - attended the annual aviation Issues Conference, participated in panel discussions pertaining to the health of the aviation industry.
Total Cost - $828.32

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
August 2, 2003 - August 5, 2003 (4 days)
San Diego, CA - San Francisco, CA
Purpose - legislative conference covering aviation security and transportation issues.
Total Cost - $1,635.84

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 9, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (8 days)
Lihue, HI - San Diego, CA
Purpose - participate in 2004 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $9,634.00

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 3, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $7,808.00

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 10, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (3 days)
Kailua, HI - Kona, HI
Purpose - 2003 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $647.08

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 10, 2004 - January 17, 2004 (8 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - aviation industry conference
Total Cost - $14,102.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
February 18, 2000 - February 25, 2000 (8 days)
HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $5,375.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 7, 2001 - January 13, 2001 (7 days)
HI
Purpose - Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $6,025.00

TIAHRT, TODD W - Republican Party
January 5, 2002 - January 12, 2002 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - aviation issues conference
Total Cost - $15,702.84

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 6, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (3 days)
Maui, HI
Purpose - To participate in the 2001 Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $5,311.96

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (5 days)
Kauai, HI
Purpose - Aviation issues conference in Hawaii. Panel discussions and debates
Total Cost - $4,657.86

MURRAY, PATTY - Democratic Party
January 5, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Speaking engagement at AAAE conference. Seattle, WA - Kona, HI
Total Cost -

DUNCAN, JOHN REP JR - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 13, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participating in Panel Discussions and Meetings
Total Cost - $7,590.00

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
August 1, 2004 - August 5, 2004 (5 days)
San Francisco, CA
Purpose - Legislative conference covering aviation security and transportation issues
Total Cost - $2,946.66

DELAY, THOMAS DALE - Republican Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 19th Annual Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $9,811.22

SABO, MARTIN OLAV - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $3,943.80

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 15, 2005 (8 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participated in 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $12,636.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participate on a panel; meet with FAA
Total Cost - $6,227.00

ISTOOK, ERNEST J JR - Republican Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Attend and participate in the AAAE Conference
Total Cost - $12,239.02

OLVER, JOHN W - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $5,881.00

LOTT, TRENT - Republican Party
January 10, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (5 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - To address conference
Total Cost - $6,028.74

STEVENS, THEODORE F (TED) - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 11, 2005 (4 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - Participate in Annual Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $1,523.11

OLVER, JOHN W - Democratic Party
January 9, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (6 days)
Kona, HI
Purpose - 2005 Aviation Issues Conference
Total Cost - $6,329.00

ISTOOK, ERNEST J JR - Republican Party
January 11, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (6 days)
Lihue, HI - Kauai, HI
Purpose - Attend 2004 Aviation Issues conference
Total Cost - $12,850.75

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
July 5, 2005 - July 10, 2005 (6 days)
Dublin, Ireland
Purpose -
Total Cost - $12,383.20

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
July 30, 2005 - August 1, 2005 (3 days)
San Francisco, CA
Purpose - Participation in Aviation Security Conference
Total Cost - $2,218.00

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.