Frequency follow response (FFR) is a strong predictor of a person's ability to recognize and name musical notes, and may be an accurate metric for understanding a person's ability to recognize sounds. FFR may not be a fixed trait and can be improved over time.
Findings upend the long-standing belief that blind people lack deep knowledge of visual phenomena.
X-Rite Capsure, an archaeological tool to help researchers match colors, is not as consistent or accurate as the human eye in color determination.
Researchers were able to ascertain the colors people were seeing by looking at their brain activity. The study reveals we have unique brain activity associated with specific colors.
Neuroimaging study sheds new light on how we perceive colors. Activity in higher visual cortex areas matched the colors test subjects saw.
Based on the study of a stroke patient with damage to the occipito-temporal brain region, researchers made a big discovery about color categorization. They reveal color categorization and naming can be independent in the human brain. The finding challenges long-standing theories of the mandatory involvement of language in adult human cognition and color discrimination.
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While only 1 in 25 people has synesthesia, a new study reports intuitions about 'sound colors' are shared by a greater percentage of people. Sound color perception is mainly driven by the vowels in language.