Birds perceive colours in categories

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Abstract

Humans perceive colours in categories such as red, even though we can discern
red hues including ruby and crimson. It emerges that birds also categorize
colours and this affects their colour-discrimination ability.

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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Zoology

Keywords

  • colour vision, colour categorisation
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-312
JournalNature
Volume560
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Aug 1
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedNo