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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*

Steve Stombres


Total cost of 14 trips: $17,006.33


Trips traveled under the office of Eric Cantor

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FORUM ON SECURITIES INDUSTRY
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.00
source

Destination: ST. MICHAELS, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $717.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIAR WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONFERENCE RETREAT
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,214.00
source

Destination: HOMESTEAD, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $671.25
source

Destination: SYRACUSE, NY
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT ON SUSTAINABLE DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
Date: Nov 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $2,974.00
source

Destination: ST. MICHAEL'S, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $900.21
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $896.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,011.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS STAFF BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,852.88
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FORUM
Date: Aug 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,306.00
source

Destination: IRVINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: ELC RETREAT
Date: Nov 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $728.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERIAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $820.00
source

Destination: FORT MYERS, FL
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: LLAC WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,371.99
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $543.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Steve Stombres.


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.