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AxBrain: How Auditory ASMR Triggers Affect Chinese Young Adults’ State Anxiety Levels?

The AxBrain team emphasizes the importance of developing effective strategies to alleviate anxiety, particularly given the significant levels of “involution” and anxiety among young individuals. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is emerging as a promising and accessible relaxation technique. ASMR is a human perceptual phenomenon evoked by diverse stimuli, with auditory triggers being the most prevalent. Previous studies have demonstrated the potential of ASMR to alleviate depression, underscoring its value in mitigating negative emotional states among humans.

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Blue Bear: First Show · Hainan VEX National Competition Won the Jury Award

Blue Bear, founded in July 2022, is one of the newest members of DKU iNNOVATION iNCUBATOR. Their immediate goal is to design a stable robot structure and program that can pick up and shoot a Frisbee, which also has the ability to score with a two-color cylinder. In December 2022, they presented their research and development results for the first time at the 15th VEX Asian Robot Championship China Selection Competition held in Ocean Flower Island, Hainan, and achieved a good result.

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Your Girl RayRay: Cross-national Media Content Creation in Cultures Through the Lens of University Students

“Your Girl RayRay” is an entrepreneurship project focusing on the creation of videos from the perspective of students from sino-foreign cooperative universities on domestic and global social media platforms (such as YouTube, Instagram, Red, Bilibili, Weibo, etc.). Its videos are mainly about cultural similarities and differences, including topics like sharing language learning skills, UG students’ experiences in study and job hunting, gender awareness of women, and the health of women. Its target audience is Chinese and international students aged from 16 to 25. The profits are mainly from advertising revenue, video sponsorship, physical or online products, and pay-per-view on the platforms.

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Blue Bear: From 0 to 1 Actualizing Your Robot Dreams at DKU

Blue Bear is a team of Duke Kunshan University iNNOVATION iNCUBATOR. Founded in July 2022, Blue Bear is committed to designing a mechanical structure with a two-color roller scoring ability that can stably pick up and shoot discs in the VEX Robot Competition, improving the control accuracy of automation programming and robot positioning problems, training the contestant’s strategic deployment and improvisational ability. Through robot innovation and development, team members can improve their academic ability, team consciousness, and competition experience, enhancing the atmosphere of robot research and innovation research at Duke Kunshan University. Blue Bear is expected to become a pioneer in robot engineering innovation in Kunshan.

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Makerspace: Hack Your Ideas Into Reality

In this ESS, we are honored to invite Tianyi Zhang, Changbai Li, Leyis, and Hao Rong to talk about how to bring your ideas to life by leveraging tools in creative ways and how hackerspaces like Xinchejian provide the incubating environment and nurturing community for ideas to be realized. Get ready to hack your ideas into reality!

Embracing the Power of Podcast & Humorous Narration in Arts Poster

Embracing the Power of Podcast & Humorous Narration in Arts

In this ESS, we are honored to invite Lijun Huang (Stage name: Yiru Fan) who is the host of “Eye on East Asia” and “Media Talk”. He will share his journey regarding the podcast shows as well as his perception of this industry. In addition, in order to explore the current situation in the Media Art industry, the development of the art ecology system, and the underlying logic of art history, Mr. Huang invited Mr. Luo Yier, who is the founder of Art Talk Show and the curator of Art KOL. Apart from podcast-related topics, they will also discuss the current situation of young artists and well-educated people in the post-pandemic era and how to upgrade to epic players in this field.

INNOVATION: Design + Technology + Market Poster

INNOVATION: Design + Technology + Market

In this ESS, we are honored to invite Keren Chen, who received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Parsons School of Design, to share with us the innovative method of combining design, technology, and market, including the process from entrepreneurial idea to entrepreneurial achievement, and her unique understanding of the industrial design.