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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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    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*

Eric Werwa


Total cost of 4 trips: $6,196.56


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Honda

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-SNOWMASS, CO-DENVER, CO
Sponsor: RICHARD LOUNSBERRY FOUNDATION AND UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN INSTITUTE FOR COMPLEX ADAPTIVE MATTER OUTREACH WORKSHOP. PARTICIPATED IN A PANEL ON INTERACTING WITH SCIENCE POLICY MAKERS AND FUNDING AGENCIES.
Date: Aug 4, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,047.55
source

Destination: DENVER, CO - TAIPEI, TAIWAN - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 7, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,000.00
source

Destination: COLUMBUS, OH
Sponsor: Otterbein College
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN OTTERBEIN COLLEGE'S ANNUAL SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES, WHICH FOCUSED ON NANOTECHNOLOGY. SERVED AS GUEST MODERATOR FOR ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS AND FOLLOWING THE TALKS OF OTHER SPEAKERS, AND DELIVERED LUNCH TIME SPEECH ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF NANOTECH
Date: Oct 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $395.00
source

Destination: OAKLAND, CA-MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA-SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Materials Research Society
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY SPRING MEETING, INCLUDING PUBLIC OUTREACH AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES
Date: Mar 23, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $754.01
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Eric Werwa.


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.