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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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Office of

Tom Lantos


Total cost of 65 office trips: $178,142.34


Trips by Tom Lantos
Total cost of congressperson's 24 trips: $81,313.20

Destination: VILNIUS, LITHUANIA; RIGA, LATVIA; TALLINN, ESTONIA
Sponsor: SURVIVORS OF THE SHOAH VISUAL HISTORY FOUNDATION
Purpose: CONG. LANTOS OPENED THE SCREENING OF THE DOCUMENTARY FILM, "THE LAS IN WHICH HIS IS PROFILED AS A HUNGARIAN HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR & HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST.
Date: Jan 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $2,011.76
source

Destination: BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER, US-GERMAN ROUNDTABLE
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $967.78
source

Destination: WEST PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Museum of Jewish Heritage
Purpose: CONG. LANTOS WAS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE LIVING MEMORIAL TO THE HOLOCAUST DINNER
Date: Feb 23, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,167.20
source

Destination: BUDAPEST-COPENHAGEN-VIENNA
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: CONG. LANTOS LEAD THE DISCUSSIONS AT THE IMDI BOARD ROOM BRIEFING IN VIENNA
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (17 days)
Expense: $2,200.86
source

Destination: AUBURN HILLS, MI
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: SPRING BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (CONG. LANTOS IS A BOARD MEMBER)
Date: May 8, 2000
Expense: $545.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - NASHVILLE/NASHVILLE - NEW YORK
Sponsor: Cumberland University
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY GALA EVENT
Date: Jun 23, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,760.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK - WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT AIPAC EVENT
Date: Jun 26, 2000
Expense: $570.21
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - SAN FRANCISCO - MONTEREY - SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Guardian Industries Corporation
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES LEADERSHIP MEETING
Date: Jul 28, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,212.22
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO - COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE WITH DANISH BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS
Date: Aug 5, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,245.10
source

Destination: COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - HELSINKI, FINLAND; COPENHAGEN - NEW YORK
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE WITH FINNISH BUSINESS LEADERS
Date: Aug 24, 2000 (12 days)
Expense: $909.20
source

Destination: SINGAPORE - CHINA
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSIONS WITH SINGAPOREAN AND CHINESE BUSINESS LEADERS
Date: Nov 25, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $9,866.20
source

Destination: MADRID, SPAIN
Sponsor: RUSSIAN JEWISH CONGRESS
Purpose: MEET WITH SPANISH GOVT. OFFICIALS ABOUT THE ARREST OF VLADIMIR GOSINSKY
Date: Dec 21, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $2,166.98
source

Destination: DUSSELDORF, GERMANY, LIECHTENSTEIN
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN U.S. - GERMAN ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Date: Feb 16, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $12,802.20
source

Destination: PROVO, UTAH - SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Brigham Young University
Purpose: COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER AT SPRING 2001 GRADUATION
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $8,609.91
source

Destination: ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN U OF M BUSINESS SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Date: May 4, 2001
Expense: $1,149.63
source

Destination: COPENHAGEN, DENMARK-OSLO, NORWAY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN IMDI BOARD ROOM BRIEFINGS
Date: May 25, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $2,495.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-COPENHAGEN, DENMARK-NEWARK, NEW JERSEY
Sponsor: REBILD SOCIETY
Purpose: DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT REBILD SOCIETY 4TH OF JULY EVENT
Date: Jul 1, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $8,996.60
source

Destination: SACRAMENTO
Sponsor: Guardian Industries Corporation
Purpose: CONFERENCE WITH MAJORITY LEADER OF CA STATE ASSEMBLY
Date: Jul 14, 2001
Expense: $607.50
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD-ANN ARBOR, MI-NEW YORK, NY-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN THE WILLIAM DAVIDSON INSTITUTE FALL BOARD MEETING
Date: Oct 19, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,353.26
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE - BERLIN, GERMANY - BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSIONS WITH GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS LEADERS
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (10 days)
Expense: $16,301.51
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR AIPAC CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 11, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,782.02
source

Destination: TETERBORO, NJ-NEW HAVEN, CT-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Yale University
Purpose: FEATURED SPEAKER AT ANNUAL HERBERT WALKER SERIES AT YALE UNIVERSITY
Date: Oct 4, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $935.19
source

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: BOARD MEETING OF WILLIAM DAVIDSON INSTITUTE
Date: Nov 30, 2004
Expense: $925.29
source

Destination: ANN ARBOR, MI
Sponsor: University of Michigan
Purpose: BOARD MEETING OF THE WILLIAM DAVIDSON INSTITUTE
Date: Jun 20, 2005
Expense: $732.08
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Tom Lantos

David Abremowitz
Ryan Aiken
Nisha Desai
Margery Farrar
Ben Hansen
Hans Hogrefe
Megan Holmes
Kay King
Robert King
David Lee
David Lic
Don Macdonald
Keith O'neil
Paul Oostburg Sanz
Rudolf Rohonyi
Jason Rosenstock
Evelyn Szelenyi
Marilyn Wacks
Chris Walker



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.