Jiayi Anastasia Shou

Oberlin, OH, United States

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  • Fluent in Chinese (Simplified), English; learning French
  • 21, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • I study neuroscience but I regard myself as an anthropolo...
  • Oberlin College current undergraduate
  • From Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


figure the world out~


Grown up in a travel intense family, I'v been traveling among China and have been to most provinces in China. As I came to U.S, I starts to explore America!~
I enjoy arts: I do pottery/photography/abstract drawing/ calligraphy etc...
I study science: I major in neuroscience but I also love biology/geology/mathematics/philosophy etc...
I'm also a big fan of traditional chinese medicine! and tea, herbal medicimes! One of my future mission is to investigate medical anthropology~
I'm also very interested in religion and spirituality!
I cook delicious Chinese food.


carpe diem!!~

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I think one of the most important thing of traveling is meeting amazing people, so we can learn, share and see the different part of the world~ Couchsurfing is a great way to know, share and explore other human beings! Where you see homes, personalities and beautiful lives!!


I had one experience and I loved it!


traveling/exploring/trying new things.
cultural anthropology/eastern and western philosophy/Cognitive science/neuroscience/art!!!/great movies/
classics/ folk/rock/

I love interesting people.

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: Mary and Max; Millennium Actress; Paprika;A Beautiful Mind; Big Fish; A Clockwork Orange; Mr. Nobody; Fanfan; trois couleurs;Sans toit ni loi;Corpse Bride;Scent of a Woman;Match Point; Avatar;Charlie and the Chocolate Factory;Spirited Away; Vicky Cristina Barcelona

music: Folk/rock/classic

Books: The Alchemist; The Botany of Desire;Le Petit Prince;Road to Heaven : Encounters With Chinese Hermits.......

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I'v been to Nepal by myself when I was 17. The experience of coming back from Nepal to my home by land(southern china) was a great event in my life. It was really really hard! I faced lots of desperate moments and real life obstacles but also meet unexpected great people and miracles. It was solely a intriguing puzzle and I solved it!

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm full of eastern Asian culture. and neuroscience. and art.

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nepal, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United States

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