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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

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  • 04.29.15

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    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

Institute for Democratic Strategies


Total cost of 8 trips: $34,141.60


Traveler: Atonte Diete-Spiff (from the office of William Jefferson)
Destination: EQUATORIAL GUINEA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
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Traveler: Craig Albright (from the office of Joseph Knollenberg)
Destination: EQUATORIAL GUNiEA, AFRICA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
source

Traveler: Harold Boyd (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination:
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
source

Traveler: Faith Blackburne (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: EQUATORIAL GUINEA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
source

Traveler: Malik Chaka (from the office of Benjamin Gilman)
Destination: MALOBO, EQUATORIAL GUINEA VIA DOULA, CAMERON
Purpose: OBSERVE EQUATORIAL GUINEA LOCAL ELECTIONS
Date: May 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $5,476.00
source

Traveler: Russell Thomasson (from the office of Robert Smith)
Destination: SCHRAWI REFUGEES CAMPS/WESTERN SAHARA
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Traveler: John Denning (from the office of Robert Smith)
Destination: SAHRAWI REFUGEE CAMPS/WESTERN SAHARA
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,535.00
source

Traveler: Sharon Waxman (from the office of Edward Kennedy)
Destination: WESTERN SAHARA
Purpose: REFUGEE CAMP VISIT
Date: May 27, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,425.00
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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.