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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

    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

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    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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Office of

Sherrod Brown


Total cost of 33 office trips: $116,239.72


Trips by Sherrod Brown
Total cost of congressperson's 26 trips: $91,305.14

Destination: TURNBERRY ISLE, FLA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,535.54
source

Destination: UKRAINE (KIEV & LUIV)
Sponsor: Ohio State University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN OPENING OF US-EU-UKRANIAN DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY
Date: May 19, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,251.38
source

Destination: NEWARK, DE
Sponsor: TAIWANESE AMERICAN CONFERENCE
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jul 2, 2000
Expense: $971.00
source

Destination: MANAGUA, NICARAQUA
Sponsor: NATIONAL LABOR COMMITTEE
Purpose: HUMAN & LABOR RIGHTS INVESTIGATION
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,705.80
source

Destination: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $4,951.20
source

Destination: TURNBERRY ISLE FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,344.95
source

Destination: SWARTHMORE, PA
Sponsor: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE
Purpose: SPEAK TO GOV'T CLASS AND GOV'T TEACHERS ON CONGRESS
Date: Feb 12, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $201.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: VISIT JONATHAN KOZOI (AUTHOR) AND THE STUDENTS & TEACHERS OF THE SOUTH BRONX REWRITES ABOUT.
Date: Jun 19, 2001
Expense: $476.00
source

Destination: ST PETERSBURG - HELSINKI
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE IN US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 16, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $4,265.80
source

Destination: TAIPEI
Sponsor: Foundation of Medical Professionals Alliance in Taiwan
Purpose: SYMPOSIUM ON TAIWAN'S WHO CAMPAIGN AND INTERNAT'L HEALTH
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $7,902.64
source

Destination: FT LAUDERDALE
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,400.46
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Mar 15, 2002
Expense: $1,563.15
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE ON US-CHINA RELATIONS
Date: Mar 29, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $9,016.00
source

Destination: MOSCOW-TOMSK
Sponsor: PARTNERS IN HEALTH
Purpose:
Date: Aug 26, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $3,907.19
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA-PORTAU PRINCE-CLEVELAND
Sponsor: PARTNERS IN HEALTH
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE ON AIDS AND VISIT AIDS CLINIC
Date: Apr 15, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $990.10
source

Destination: MOSCOW
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $8,813.00
source

Destination: POTOMAC, MD
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN DIALOGUE ON LEADERSHIP WITH COURAGE & COMPASSION
Date: Sep 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $196.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN FORUM ON US-MEXICO
Date: Sep 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,594.00
source

Destination: CLE -PINTA MITA, MEXICO-DC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE ON US-MEXICO RELATIONS
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,848.00
source

Destination: HONOLULU
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-CHINA RELATIONS
Date: Jan 5, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $8,050.06
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,622.25
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: New Democracy Project
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND GLOBALIZATION
Date: May 14, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $405.00
source

Destination: ROME-VENICE
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S.-RUSSIA-EUROPE RELATIONS
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (11 days)
Expense: $8,746.20
source

Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: BI-PARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,415.76
source

Destination: MORELIA, MEXICO
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
Purpose: 3RD ANNUAL MEXICO FUTURES FORUM
Date: Feb 25, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,414.36
source

Destination: DUBLIN, IRELAND
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S. - RUSSIA EUROPE RELATIONS
Date: Aug 21, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $6,718.30
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Sherrod Brown

Brett Gibson
Tom Moore
Donna Pignatelli
Katherine Porter



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.