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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

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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*

Rob Johnson


Total cost of 5 trips: $7,836.09


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Cole

Destination: SAN JOSE, CA-SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS; AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.; HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY; INTEL CORPORATION; SBC TELECOMMUNICATIONS; SELECTRON CORPORATION
Purpose: TO SEE FIRST HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING. A SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES HELPED ILLUSTRATE THE IMPACT OF THE HIGH-TECH COMMUNITY ON THE ECONOMY & WORKFORCE.
Date: May 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,069.70
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KY
Sponsor: THE BLUEGRASS AGRICULTURAL TOUR COMMITTEE AND SEVERAL SPONSORS
Purpose: TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS OF KENTUCKY
Date: Aug 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $534.49
source

Destination: PRICE, UTAH
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT NATURAL GAS EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION IN UTAH
Date: Aug 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $981.90
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Purpose: TOUR RESERVATION, REVIEW FEDERAL PROJECTS, DISCUSS TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY, AND ATTEND CHARITY DINNER FOR AGUA CALLIENTE CULTURAL MUSEUM, A 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATION
Date: Oct 31, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,000.00
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 2, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,250.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Rob Johnson.


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.