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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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DURBIN, RICHARD J
Total Cost: $70,582.40
Rank: 73 (out of 638)

Total spent on senators:
$70,582.40

Representatives:

CRANE, PHILIP M
Total Cost: $129,038.21
Rank: 23 (out of 638)

JACKSON, JESSE JR
Total Cost: $112,826.59
Rank: 27 (out of 638)

DAVIS, DANNY K
Total Cost: $87,291.31
Rank: 50 (out of 638)

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V
Total Cost: $73,466.42
Rank: 65 (out of 638)

LAHOOD, RAY
Total Cost: $60,180.22
Rank: 92 (out of 638)

SCHAKOWSKY, JANICE D
Total Cost: $59,678.86
Rank: 94 (out of 638)

WELLER, GERALD C JERRY
Total Cost: $58,016.26
Rank: 101 (out of 638)

RUSH, BOBBY LEE
Total Cost: $38,219.77
Rank: 168 (out of 638)

SHIMKUS, JOHN M
Total Cost: $35,694.07
Rank: 181 (out of 638)

KIRK, MARK STEVEN
Total Cost: $30,743.60
Rank: 216 (out of 638)

BIGGERT, JUDY
Total Cost: $24,219.00
Rank: 267 (out of 638)

LIPINSKI, WILLIAM O
Total Cost: $22,509.48
Rank: 278 (out of 638)

EWING, THOMAS W
Total Cost: $22,198.56
Rank: 281 (out of 638)

COSTELLO, JERRY F
Total Cost: $16,456.40
Rank: 344 (out of 638)

EMANUEL, RAHM
Total Cost: $14,780.12
Rank: 365 (out of 638)

PORTER, JOHN E
Total Cost: $13,731.31
Rank: 385 (out of 638)

MANZULLO, DONALD A
Total Cost: $11,164.02
Rank: 416 (out of 638)

HYDE, HENRY JOHN
Total Cost: $9,000.00
Rank: 444 (out of 638)

BEAN, MELISSA L
Total Cost: $6,834.82
Rank: 473 (out of 638)

JOHNSON, TIM
Total Cost: $6,161.77
Rank: 483 (out of 638)

LIPINSKI, DANIEL WILLIAM
Total Cost: $2,089.49
Rank: 561 (out of 638)

HASTERT, DENNIS J
Total Cost: $1,891.00
Rank: 567 (out of 638)

EVANS, LANE A
Total Cost: $297.38
Rank: 628 (out of 638)

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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.