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The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

Recent Posts

  • 08.20.14

    Variation is key to deeper learning

    Humans obviously learn a lot of things through trial-and-error. A level of "desirable difficulty" built into a learning and exam process appears to boost the overall retention of new skills or knowledge.
  • 08.19.14

    Learning to love tests

    If there's consensus on anything in education, it's this: Tests are awful. But maybe we've been thinking about tests all wrong. Research shows that tests can actually be powerful tools for learning -- but only if teachers use them right.
  • 08.19.14

    Paul Tough on how children succeed

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
  • 08.18.14

    This is your brain on language

    For decades psychologists cautioned against raising children bilingual. They warned parents and teachers that learning a second language as a child was bad for brain development. But recent studies have found exactly the opposite.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Lisa Kelley


Total cost of 18 trips: $26,386.09


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: FLORIDA KEYS
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,300.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,360.00
source

Destination: LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $887.32
source

Destination: WICHITA, KANSAS TO DODGE CITY, KS
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: TOUR SLAUGHTER PLANT, DISCUSS FOOD SAFETY AND COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING LAWS CONCERNS
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,912.30
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: REVIEW STATE & FEDERAL COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING LAWS FOR PRODUCE
Date: Jul 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $943.50
source

Destination: SOUTH-CENTRAL IDAHO, MAGIC VALLEY, TWIN FALLS
Sponsor: FOOD PRODUCERS OF IDAHO, INC. & NATIONAL POTATO COUNCIL
Purpose: FACT FINDING/REVIEW OF FEDERAL LAWS ON PROD OF POTATOES, SUGARBEETS, SEED CROPS & DAIRY IN IDAHO
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $930.63
source

Destination: SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: US Apple Association
Purpose: REVIEW AND TOUR OF APPLE PROCESSING & HARVESTING OPERATIONS
Date: Oct 27, 2003
Expense: $76.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: NATIONAL MEAT ASSOCIATION
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON FOOD SAFETY
Date: Feb 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $688.69
source

Destination: DUCK KEY, FLORIDA
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NATIONAL TURKEY FEDERATION/NATIONAL CHICKEN COUNCIL
Purpose: TOUR HATCHERY, GROW-OUT & SLAUGHTER FACILITIES
Date: Jun 7, 2004
Expense: $50.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: TOUR OF SPECIALTY CROP PRODUCTION IN SOUTH FLORIDA; OVERVIEW OF HOMELAND SECURITY CONCERNS AT THE MIAMI AIR AND SEA PORTS; USE OF USDA'S BEAGLE BRIDAGE; AND REVIEW COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING LAWS (STATE AND FEDERAL)
Date: Aug 23, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $950.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Stenholm

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: TXU Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $2,616.92
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Purpose: SPEECH/FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $421.49
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA; YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $844.50
source

Destination: TOKYO, JAPAN & TRAVEL WITHIN JAPAN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 7, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $7,230.00
source

Destination: DC TO NY
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 22, 2001
Expense: $415.00
source

Destination: SACRAMENTO, TAHOE CITY, MURPHY'S RIVER DELTA
Sponsor: Northern California Power Agency
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 28, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,463.74
source

Destination: SANTA FE, NM
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,696.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lisa Kelley.


American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

Recent Posts

  • 08.20.14

    Variation is key to deeper learning

    Humans obviously learn a lot of things through trial-and-error. A level of "desirable difficulty" built into a learning and exam process appears to boost the overall retention of new skills or knowledge.
  • 08.19.14

    Learning to love tests

    If there's consensus on anything in education, it's this: Tests are awful. But maybe we've been thinking about tests all wrong. Research shows that tests can actually be powerful tools for learning -- but only if teachers use them right.
  • 08.19.14

    Paul Tough on how children succeed

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
  • 08.18.14

    This is your brain on language

    For decades psychologists cautioned against raising children bilingual. They warned parents and teachers that learning a second language as a child was bad for brain development. But recent studies have found exactly the opposite.