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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

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    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

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    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*

Dwayne Bolton


Total cost of 9 trips: $12,887.91


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Rogers

Destination: DAYTONA/ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TO LEARN THE IMPACT OF MOTOR SPORTS ON THE ECONOMY AND TAX AND ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS TO THE INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $877.40
source

Destination: WINNIPEG TO COLGORY
Sponsor: Government of Canada
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL & TRADE TOUR
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $1,912.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $3,885.00
source

Destination: HUNTSVILLE, AL
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: AGRICULTURE TOUR OF NORTH ALABAMA
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $859.32
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Enterprise Foundation
Purpose: TO VIEW HOUSING & COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT IN NEW YORK CITY IN CHINATOWN, BRONX & HARLEM
Date: Aug 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $582.00
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY, AL TO WETUMPHA, AL TO ALEXANDER CITY, AL - SAN PEDRO HONDURAS - BIRMINGHAM, AL
Sponsor: Russell Corporation
Purpose: TO VISIT RUSSELL CORPORATION'S TEXTILE OPERATIONS
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,452.88
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY (AL), DOTHAN, COVINGTON CO., ANDALUSIA BALDWIN, ROBERTSDALE, GULF SHORES, MOBILE
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL FACT-FINDING TOUR IN ALABAMA
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,042.80
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: TO VISIT AND LEARN ABOUT THE CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE & THE CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE
Date: Apr 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $783.33
source

Destination: BIRMINGHAM
Sponsor: Healthsouth Corporation
Purpose: TO HELP STAFF TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPLICATIONS OF MEDICARE
Date: Aug 19, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $493.18
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dwayne Bolton.


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.