We Don't All See The Same Color.

Do we see colors the same way? Maybe not, according to this science report:

Debi Roberson of the University of Essex in Colchester, U.K., and colleagues studied a Southern African tribal community whose members, she reported, viewed colors quite differently from English speakers. They gave the same name to blue and green, for example.


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Good point residentweevil, but I disagree: it's not that they name it differently but they actually classify the colors differently. According to the chart above, for Himba people, red is composed of different hues than what we call red.

There are two scientific camp of thoughts here: the first , called "cultural relativitist" said that culture shapes man's perception and hence his classification of color. The second, called "universalist" said that color is so basic it's hard coded in the brain.

Which one is correct? Who knows, there is evidence for both.
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Well, is it from our cultural exposure and ability to see much finer seperations between colors than those of tribal Africa? Is it the technology we use?
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