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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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Trips sponsored by

American Gas Association


Total cost of 33 trips: $37,247.38


Traveler: Cathy Vanway (from the office of Thomas Bliley)
Destination: TUCSON, AZ
Purpose: SPEAK AT LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 27, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,700.00
source

Traveler: Suzanne Te Beau (from the office of Bud Shuster)
Destination: TUCSON, AZ
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN AGA'S PUBLIC AFFAIRS FORUM 2000
Date: Apr 27, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,700.00
source

Traveler: James Beirne (from the office of Frank Murkowski)
Destination: TUCSON, TEXAS
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE IN LEGISLATION ON ENERGY AND ELECTRICITY AFFECTING USE OF NATURAL GAS
Date: Apr 28, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $2,440.84
source

Traveler: Michele Nellenbach (from the office of Nancy Johnson)
Destination: LEAVE UNION STATION VIA AMTRAK TO NYC
Purpose: DISCUSSION ON NATURAL GAS & VISIT FUEL EFFICIENCY FACILITIES
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $558.00
source

Traveler: Dan Beattie (from the office of John Dingell)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS OF ENERGY FINANCIAL ISSUES
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $625.00
source

Traveler: Joe Mckelvey (from the office of Carolyn Maloney)
Destination: NYC
Purpose: FACT FINDING-UNDERSTANDING NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY & COMMODITIES EXCHANGE
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $475.00
source

Traveler: Michael Henry (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO PHOENIX, AZ
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $640.00
source

Traveler: Karen Campbell (from the office of Brad Carson)
Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Purpose: PIPELINE SAFETY INFORMATION
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $853.50
source

Traveler: Debra Gebhardt (from the office of Thomas Petri)
Destination: PHOENIX (TEMPE & MESA), ARIZONA
Purpose: TOUR PIPELINE FACILITIES, DEMONSTRATIONS, BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $804.38
source

Traveler: Suzanne Te Beau (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: TEMPE, AZ
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN NATURAL GAS PIPELINE FORUM
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $769.00
source

Traveler: David Heymsfeld (from the office of Don Young)
Destination: PHOENIX, ARIZONA
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT NATURAL GAS UTILITIES & TRANSMISSION COMPANIES PIPELINE SAFETY OPERATIONS
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $718.00
source

Traveler: Ashley Musselman (from the office of William Lipinski)
Destination: TEMPE AND MESA, ARIZONA
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT NATURAL GAS ACTIVITIES AND PIPELINE SAFETY OPERATIONS
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $853.50
source

Traveler: Jeffrey Sural (from the office of Vernon Ehlers)
Destination: ARIZONA
Purpose: PIPELINE SAFETY SEMINAR
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $818.50
source

Traveler: Amy Wolfrum (from the office of Robert Borski)
Destination: CITY OF MESA - DC
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT NATURAL GAS AND PIPELINE SAFETY
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,028.26
source

Traveler: Michael Collins (from the office of Michael Collins)
Destination:
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO CEO'S & V.P.'S RE: W & M. ISSUES, ENERGY TAX ETC
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,897.00
source

Traveler: Lori Rowley (from the office of Ralph Regula)
Destination: PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND MARKETING FORUM MARCO ISLAND, FL
Purpose: SPEAKER AT "LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR 107TH CONGRESS" SESSION
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $907.50
source

Traveler: Larry Craig (from the office of Larry Craig)
Destination: ORLANDO FLORIDA
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE AGA BOARD OF DIRECTORS' MEETING
Date: May 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,779.98
source

Traveler: Michael Collins (from the office of Michael Collins)
Destination:
Purpose:
Date: Oct 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $3,275.34
source

Traveler: Charles Barnett (from the office of Blanche Lincoln)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO THE AMERICAN GAS ASSOCIATION'S 2002 PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND MARKETING FORUM
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,330.00
source

Traveler: Kelly Bingel (from the office of Blanche Lincoln)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Purpose: SPEAKING ON CONGRESSIONAL PANEL REGARDING SENATE ENERGY BILL
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,550.00
source

Traveler: Bill Cooper (from the office of W.J. Tauzin)
Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON ENERGY POLICY
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,176.35
source

Traveler: Ralph Regula (from the office of Ralph Regula)
Destination: JACKSONVILLE
Purpose: SPEAK TO AGA PUBLIC AFFAIRS & MARKETING FORUM
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $848.72
source

Traveler: Daniel Val Kish (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: AUSTIN, TX
Purpose: TO SPEAK & BE A PANELIST AT AGA CONVENTION
Date: Apr 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,544.50
source

Traveler: Steve Pearce (from the office of Steve Pearce)
Destination: SPRINGDALE ARKANSAS-AUSTIN, TX-HOBBS, NM
Purpose: DELIVER KEYNOTE SPEECH TO PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND MARKETING FORUM
Date: Apr 24, 2003
Expense: $624.34
source

Traveler: Kristen Sarri (from the office of Jack Reed)
Destination: AUSTIN, TX
Purpose: SPEAK AT LEGISLATIVE MEETING
Date: Apr 25, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $788.33
source

Traveler: Randy Cunningham (from the office of Randy Cunningham)
Destination: SIOUX FALLS, SD
Purpose: ATTEND THE ANNUAL ENERGY SEMINAR
Date: Sep 28, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,030.50
source

Traveler: Bruce Harris (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: SANTA FE, NM
Purpose: SPEAKER AND PANELIST
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,123.19
source

Traveler: Bill Cooper (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination:
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON ENERGY PANELS
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,599.88
source

Traveler: Kristen Sarri (from the office of Jack Reed)
Destination: SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
Purpose: SPEAKER AT CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $565.90
source

Traveler: Kristen Sarri (from the office of Jack Reed)
Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Purpose: SPEECH ON THE LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Date: Mar 30, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $571.38
source

Traveler: J Jonathan Jones (from the office of Thomas Carper)
Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Purpose: GAVE A SPEECH AS A GUEST LECTURER
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $843.71
source

Traveler: Bruce Harris (from the office of Joe Barton)
Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Purpose: ATTEND FORUM AND PANELIST
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $934.14
source

Traveler: Brian Kennedy (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Purpose: TO SPEAK AS PART OF AGA'S CAPITOL ROUNDTABLE DURING THEIR CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $872.64
source



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.