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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

    Forest Schools

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  • 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.

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Trips by*

Tim Punke


Total cost of 10 trips: $22,240.00


Trips traveled under the office of Max Baucus

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,239.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: United States-Japan Foundation
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-JAPAN ISSUES
Date: Aug 11, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $3,021.00
source

Destination: ITHACA, NY
Sponsor: Cornell University (including Medical College)
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $550.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, SEATTLE
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: HIGH TECH/INT'L TRADE ISSUES
Date: Jun 29, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: THAILAND, CAMBODIA
Sponsor: US ASEAN/EMB. THAILAND
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,350.00
source

Destination: JAPAN-TOKYO, KYOTO HIROSHIMA
Sponsor: Japan
Purpose: STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Feb 14, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $8,100.00
source

Destination: CHINA
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: BAUCUS TRIP - TO MEET W/CHINESE OFFICIALS & BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS BILATERAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
Date: Mar 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,480.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Customs and International Trade Bar Association
Purpose: TO GIVE A SPEECH
Date: Oct 15, 2004
Expense: $300.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Tim Punke.


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.