Part 1: In the Eye of the Beholder

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1A: Color Survey
Adelson, Rachel. (February 2005). Hues and views: A cross-cultural study reveals how language shapes color perception. APA Online. Monitor on Psychology, 36(2).
Murphy, Pat, Klages, Ellen, Shore, Linda, and the Staff of the Exploratorium. (1996). The Science Explorer: Family Experiments from the World’s Favorite Hands-On Science Museum. New York: Holt.
Science Daily. (October 26, 2005). Color perception is not in the eye of the beholder: It’s in the brain.


Access the color survey PowerPoint slides for Activity 1A below.