Understanding How Color Is Perceived in the Brain

Posted on May 18, 2013

Scientists have examined the effects of language on categorical color perception — the idea that color perception is affected by how it is described in language — with behavioral research. Meanwhile, other scholars have looked into this phenomenon using neuroimaging techniques in an attempt to get a better look at the neural processes underlying these results.

In 2009, an international group of researchers replicated one of the first studies to show lateralized Whorfian effects in categorical color perception, with the addition of fMRI data.

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