Aehong Min

Aehong Min
Indiana University Bloomington | IUB · Department of Informatics

M.S. in Information Systems

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Introduction
I am Aehong Min, a 5th year Ph.D. student in Informatics (Track: Proactive Health Informatics). Based on my background in visual communication design, sociology, and HCI/UX, I have utilized mixed methods with sociological, design, and UX perspectives. My research aims to understand people and to design potential technologies that provide better experiences and support healthier lives.

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Music therapists provide critical, evidence-based care to a diverse range of clients. However, despite their active role in empowering individuals affected by disability, stigma, grief, and trauma, music therapists remain understudied by the HCI community. We present the results of a mixed methods study of 10 interviewees and 20 survey respondents...
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There are over three million people living with epilepsy in the U.S. People with epilepsy experience multiple daily challenges such as seizures, social isolation, social stigma, experience of physical and emotional symptoms, medication side effects, cognitive and memory deficits, care coordination difficulties, and risks of sudden unexpected death....
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Respite care can provide a chance for family caregivers to take a temporary and flexible break from their long-term caregiving work. Despite its beneficial aspects and value, there is little research on how technology might mitigate barriers to using respite care. The purpose of this paper is to understand the current practices and challenges that...
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The purpose of this study was to conduct the first usability inquiry of a gamified, behavior change theory-guided mobile app PuzzleWalk for increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behavior in adults with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Eighteen adults with and without ASD participated in a mixed-methods study that consisted...
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People living with HIV experience a high level of stigma in our society. Public HIV-related stigma often leads to anxiety and depression and hinders access to social support and proper medical care. Technologies for HIV, however, have been mainly designed for treatment management and medication adherence rather than for helping people cope with pub...
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Respite care can provide a chance for family caregivers to take a temporary and flexible break from their long-term caregiving work. Despite its beneficial aspects and value, there is little research on how technology might mitigate barriers to using respite care. The purpose of this paper is to understand the current practices and challenges that...
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Primary symptoms of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), such as pervasive social deficits in social interaction and communication, cause adults with ASD to adopt a sedentary lifestyle. Meanwhile, gamified and behavioral theory-based interventions have been shown to improve physical activity in a fun and unobtrusive way. In this paper, we de...
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PURPOSE: Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are purportedly inactive, but this conclusion is inferred from data on children and youth, and parent proxy reports. Objective assessment using activity monitors is needed to better understand physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior in this population segment. The purpose of this study was t...
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Background: Participation in regular physical activity (PA) helps reduce anxiety in the neurotypical population, but there have been no attempts to use PA as part of a treatment approach for anxiety in people with ASD. Anxiety is one of the most common and debilitating co-occurring conditions in adults with autism spectrum diagnoses (ASD) and there...
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This study explores current drinking practices and attitudes of college students and design opportunities for encouraging safe and responsible drinking behaviors in this population. With 86 participants in total, we conducted surveys, interviews, and a two-week user study that involved the use of BACtrack Mobile Pro, an FDA-approved personal breath...
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Equine-assisted therapy has provided various treatments and activities with horses to improve one's physical and mental health. Few technologies has been utilized to promote the therapy in terms of its system and influences on clients and other stakeholders. We are conducting a study aiming to (1) understand stakeholders and their current practices...
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Over two million people in the U.S. are living with epilepsy, which is one of most common chronic neu-rological condition. They have experienced challenges such as quality of health care, care coordination, and risks of sudden unexpected death. People with epilepsy and their caregivers (PWEC) desire for more resources and improvement in self-manage...
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This study focuses on solutions to issues that arise from gaps in communication between primary family caregivers of older adults and respite caregivers. We collected data through 18 semi-structured interviews with primary family and respite caregivers and qualitatively analyzed the interviews to extract common needs. Participants identified three...
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The additional fee must be paid to ACM. This text field is large enough to hold the appropriate release statement assuming it is single spaced in a sans-serif 7 point font. Every submission will be assigned their own unique DOI string to be included here. Abstract When older adults develop certain medical or physical challenges , a family member ty...
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Research is scarce on how direct and indirect support seeking strategies affect support exchange in online health communities. Moreover, prior research has relied mostly on content analysis of forum posts at the post level. In order to generate a more fine-grained analysis of support exchange, we conducted content analysis at the utterance level, t...
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Excessive drinking among college students is a significant public health issue. Electronic Screening Brief Intervention (e-SBI) has been shown to be an effective prevention tool, and it has been implemented on personal computers, web, mobile phones and social networking platforms. In this research, we asked college students to discuss about their p...
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Though video games have become increasingly popular among female players, competitive game genres are still dominated by male players. Research has explored the factors influencing male and female participation in competitive games, but little has focused on analysing gendered character choice and playing style preferences based on large in-game da...
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Excessive drinking among college students is a significant public health issue. Electronic Screening Brief Intervention (e-SBI) has been shown to be an effective prevention device, and it has been instrumented on personal computer, web, mobile phones or social networking platforms. In this research, we asked college students to discuss about their...

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Investigate qualitative accounts of music therapy's role in mental health