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Do I See Colors the Same Way You Do?

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Published on Feb 19, 2013

Is the way you see color the same way everyone else does? And for that matter, what about those who are color blind? Anthony throws on his rose-colored glasses and takes a look.

Read More:

"Hues and views: A cross-cultural study reveals how language shapes color perception"

http://www.apa.org/monitor/feb05/hues...

"Color words are more than a clever way to sell crayons. A study by British researchers suggests that color words in a given language shape human perception of color."

"Do we all see the same colours?"

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120...

"Are the colours you see the same as the ones I see? Future's resident psychologist has a moment of doubt and wonders if science can help ease his worries."

"Your Color Red Really Could Be My Blue"

http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/2...

"Anyone with normal color vision agrees that blood is roughly the same color as strawberries, cardinals and the planet Mars. That is, they're all red. But could it be that what you call "red" is someone else's 'blue'?"

"Is everyone's experience of color the same?"

http://www.quora.com/Visual-Perceptio...

"From birth you are taught green is the word you call the frequency of light that enters the eye and is de-coded by the brain. But do others call red .....green?"

"Understanding Color Perception: Is Your 'Red' the Same as My 'Red?'"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-ch...

"How do we know that your "red" looks the same as my "red"? For all we know, your "red" looks like my "blue." In fact, for all we know your "red" looks nothing like any of my colors at all! If colors are just internal labels, then as long as everything gets labeled, why should your brain and my brain use the same labels?"

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