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Color Perception

World Series Grass Is Greener On The Other Side

Tim Mouw | Posted 10.26.2015 | Science
Tim Mouw

Baseball groundskeepers rely on a phenomenon of color science called gonio-appearance to confuse our eyes into thinking we see two different colors of grass. In this case, the grass really is greener on the other side.

Depression Literally Colors The Way We See The World

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.05.2015 | Science

Our moods can, quite literally, color our world -- particularly in the case of depression. New research published last week in the journal Psychologi...

The Yellow You See In Summer Isn't The Same Yellow In Winter

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.07.2015 | Science

As the seasons change -- from summer to fall to winter to spring -- so does our perception of color. At least, that's according to a provocative new s...

Pink Is the New Red

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

The girl who'd thrust her hand high in the air when the red planet was offered up to the group claimed Mars. "Why did you want to be Mars?" I asked her afterwards. I was not prepared for her unabashed reply: "I like pink. It was closest to pink."

Can You Really Trust Your Eyes?

Posted 09.12.2013 | Arts

But really, can you trust your eyes? We can't be so sure after watching this short video from ASAP Science, which shows just how deceiving our vis...

Mind-Made Reality: Color and Perception With Deepak Chopra

The Chopra Well | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

Perception, as Deepak says, is mind-made. Perhaps no two sets of eyes will see exactly the same rose, and it may be frustrating when our experiences don't align perfectly with someone else's.

Understanding Color Perception: Is Your 'Red' The Same As My 'Red?'

Mark Changizi, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Changizi, Ph.D.

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.