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Yann Cojan

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French, Spanish; learning Italian
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • researcher in Buenos Aires
  • PhD in neurosciences
  • From Brest (Bretagne)
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

sharing my knowledge of french, swiss and other cultures, play the ukulele and the charango!

ABOUT ME

I'm an easy going person, I like to spend hours talking about live, science and whatever interesting. I'm also quite active, doing sports and training kids to play the rugby. I'm listening to a lot of music during the day so I always want to get new stuff, and I like to have fun with my ukulele. Here is one example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elEMUtnnLZE (I'm the ukulele not the blond girl :-))
I'm researcher in cognitive neurosciences interested in meditation, hypnosis and other fancy stuff (http://www.theassc.org/past_recipients).
Last but not least, I'm a 7 rugby player and coach for kids under 16.

PHILOSOPHY

je suis ni pour, ni contre, bien au contraire!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

A friend told me about and I find the idea amazing!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I spent a week in Rio couchsurfing in 3 different places! Awesome!! I met nice people, interesting and friendly, CS is a life experience!! I've also been to Vienna
Then I hosted (americans, chineses, french)
I'm currently moving to Buenos Aires so don't have house at the moment...

Interests

I'm interested in many domains like everyone on CS (music, sports, cinema...) but more specifically I like to have social interactions with different cultures.

Music, Movies & Books

the Good, the Bad and the Uggly
the big Lebowski
all Jim Jarmush
la classe américaine (from french underground culture!)

for energy: funky music
for working: electro or jazzy music
for fun: cumbia
and so on, all depend on the mood!

as I am french I like french comics
Luis Sepulveda

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I crashed on inhaca island in the Maputo bay in Mozambic... incredibly nice but also surprisingly away from the world.
I saw last James Brown concert in France some months before he died! RIP

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm formaly teaching statistics and neurophysiology
You are getting old when you stop learning. Curently: ukulele and charango (well small guitars...)!
I like to share my experiences

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Mozambique, New Zealand, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Argentina, France, Switzerland

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