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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 by*

Lionel Collins


Total cost of 9 trips: $21,777.92


Trips traveled under the office of William Jefferson

Destination: N.O.
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Purpose: CONG. STAFF. EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $936.77
source

Destination: U.S. TO BRAZIL TO U.S.
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION (EDUCATIONAL)
Date: May 24, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $5,140.50
source

Destination: NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: TO VISIT THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES: ELI LILLY, GLAXO SMITH KLINE, AND MEREK
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,086.45
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TO UNDERSTAND THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THE DAYTONA MOTOR SPORT FACILITY AND PENDING TAX LEGISLATION
Date: Jul 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $877.40
source

Destination: MALAYSIA
Sponsor: Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 22, 2003 (11 days)
Expense: $6,026.08
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: PHILA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS N.V.
Sponsor: Computer Associates International
Purpose: COMPUTER ASSOCIATES TRADE/COMPUTER CONVENTION
Date: May 23, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $988.08
source

Destination: MOSCOW, RUSSIA - ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Sponsor: US-Russia Business Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Jul 30, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $5,300.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lionel Collins.


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.