Johan Chandra

Science - Features - Photojournalism - Blogs - Fiction


Ph.D Student in Psychology at University of Potsdam, Germany.
M. Sc in Psychology at University of Potsdam, Germany.
A journalism student at Everett Community College.
Freelance photographer.
Enjoy blogging, creative writing, traveling and photojournalism.


Scientific Articles

Scientific Reports
Modulation of oculomotor control during reading of mirrored and inverted texts

The interplay between cognitive and oculomotor processes during reading can be explored when the spatial layout of text deviates from the typical display. In this study, we investigate various eye-movement measures during reading of text with experimentally manipulated layout (word-wise and letter-wise mirrored-reversed text as well as inverted and scrambled text).

Experimental test of Bayesian saccade targeting under reversed reading direction

During reading, rapid eye movements (saccades) shift the reader’s line of sight from one word to another for high-acuity visual information processing. While experimental data and theoretical models show that readers aim at word centers, the eye-movement (oculomotor) accuracy is low compared to other tasks. As a consequence, distributions of saccadic landing positions indicate large (i) random errors and (ii) systematic over- and undershoot of word centers, which additionally depend on...


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EvCC float getting off the ground

James Siler is scrubbing paint during a float decoration session on Saturday, June 2. His mother, Admin Services staff member Stacy Siler, brought her family to help out.

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Student artwork on display in Russell Day Gallery

"The Last Call”, an annual exhibition for artwork created by Everett Community College students, takes place at Russell Day Gallery May 14 through June 8. The exhibit includes the work of graduating and second-year students studying ceramics, digital media, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography and sculpture.

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Hookah lounges under fire

Anthony Vanderberg, of Everett, is enjoying his hookah. In the background, visitors are registering for membership. Membership is $5 and valid for a year.

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Acres of Tulips

Acres of tulips bloom in Washington Bulb Company fields, near Mt. Vernon, WA. The 2012 Skagit Tulip Festival, in it’s 29th year runs through the end of April and is spread across dozens of fields in the valley.

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Culture in Community

Students from different clubs are preparing their food at the All Club Potluck held on Feb 29

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EvCC Bookstore May Switch Owners

The college is considering leasing out the campus bookstore to a private bookstore, like Barnes & Noble.

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Everett Station turns 10

Main lobby of Everett Station is decorated with balloons to celebrate its 10th anniversary on Friday, February 10, 2012.

Stories and Briefs

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Writing club hosts open mic poetry night

The Student Programs Board and the EvCC Writing Club organized a back-to-back program, “An Afternoon of Written Works”, featuring Katie Wirsing and a student open mic reading from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Russell Day Gallery, which revealed a new way of presenting written arts.

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Sultan appoints interim administrator

Mayor Carolyn Eslick appointed Steve Worthington, most recently city manager of Fife, to be Sultan's interim city administrator.

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Science Poetry

Poetry Northwest had its annual spring symposium May 10 at the Port of Everett Waterfront Center, celebrating the launch of its special theme issue exploring the intersection of poetry and science.

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Motorcycle officers compete in 3-day event at Tulalip

Local newsLYNNWOOD -- Lynnwood police are hosting the 30th anniversary of the North American Motor Officers Association Training Conference and Competition May 16 to 18 at the Tulalip Resort Casino.

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Students of Color Conference

The Kagaka Lua Dance Ensemble took the stage during a buffet dinner on 22nd Annual Students of Color Conference April 19 to 21 at the Yakima Convention Center in Yakima, WA.

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A memorial for Morgan Livingston

Morgan Livingston was a professor for Human Services Professionals and community services at Western Washington University and Human Services 101 at Everett Community College. A memorial bench for Livingston was installed April 9.

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Sakura-Con 2012

Seattle was crowded with Anime, comic and movie characters as the Asia Northwest Cultural Education Association (ANCEA) held its 15th annual Sakura-Con April 6 - 8 at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in downtown Seattle.

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Rooming with differences

Living with other people can be frustrating for international students at EvCC.

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Students build robots for battle

Students from the Introduction to Design class were having a sumo robot tournament as part of their final project of the class.

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Seattle celebrates Chinese New Year

Hundreds of people crowded Hing Hay Park in Seattle’s International District to participate in the Lunar New Year Festival on Jan. 28.

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ORCA moves to a new location

EvCC's ORCA moves to new facilities. ORCA is the only early learning college in the U.S. that takes advantage of the local marine environment to help students to learn core academics, such as math and science, in an interesting way

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