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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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Trips by*

William Nordwind


Total cost of 10 trips: $15,428.01


Trips traveled under the office of Fred Upton

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,425.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; INDUSTRY CONVENTION; PANELIST
Date: Apr 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $535.00
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,885.09
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; INDUSTRY MEETINGS
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,535.14
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,716.45
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; INDUSTRY CONVENTION; PANELIST
Date: Apr 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,383.80
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: INDUSTRY CONVENTION; PANELIST
Date: May 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,189.90
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: WIRELESS TRADE SHOW, CONGRESSIONAL PANEL PARTICIPATION.
Date: Mar 16, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,895.99
source

Destination: LA, CA
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,007.68
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: INDUSTRY CONVENTION, CONGRESSIONAL PANEL
Date: Apr 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $853.96
source



* - Trips by all travelers named William Nordwind.


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.