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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?

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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

    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.

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Trips by*

Laura Zuckerman


Total cost of 9 trips: $15,454.56


Trips traveled under the office of Steve Buyer

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: HILL STAFF RETREAT/FACT FINDING/BRIEFINGS
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,350.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 3, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,370.54
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION-CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,013.73
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO CTIA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Mar 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $793.20
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS AND CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY; INTERNET ASSOC.
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,760.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: NATIONAL TRADE SHOW
Date: May 27, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,836.40
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CABLE FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,478.29
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY - LONG BEACH, CA - WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Jul 5, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,167.90
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Laura Zuckerman.


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.