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Aki Nikolaidis

Champaign, IL, United States

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Overview

  • 10 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, German, Greek (modern), Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Grad Student at Unviersity of Illinois
  • Graduated in 2009 from Yale, majored...
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

brains? how do they work?

ABOUT ME

i try to live my life well while helping others do the same. i'm very easy to get along with, very social, and I'm a very positive minded person. I try to be kind and empathetic with others as much as I can.

PHILOSOPHY

i think we should all work hard to make the world a better place. focusing on helping others can give your life a richness and meaning that is absent when serving only yourself.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

I'm here to see the world, meet new people, and get exposed to new ways of life.

Interests

i'm interested in nearly everything, but my professional interests lie in the field of cognitive neuroscience.

I study cognitive enhancement- how we can teach ourselves to be smarter

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Walking among the auctioneers and buyers at the Tsukiji tuna auction in tokyo was unforgettable.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Basic Computer coding skills: Python, Matlab, Bash Scripting
Spoken Languages: Greek, English, Chinese
Other Skills: Cooking, Mindfulness Meditation, Insight Meditation (Vipassana) Yoga, Weightlifting, Science!

Learn: Philosophy, Languages, Art, History, Science

Share: Travel experiences, philosophical debates, good music, good food.

What I Can Share With Hosts

I know my way around a stovetop! I can cook for you!

I'm also really good at cleaning!

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand

Countries I've Lived In

Greece, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States

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