Remember the meme #TheDress? Was it white and gold, or blue and black? With the help of Nicola Jones, a freelance science journalist who writes for Nature and SAPIENS, host Jen Shannon explores the question of color perception to find answers. She learns about the book The World Color Survey, an Amazonian tribe in Peru whose language has no color words, and the biology of the human eye.Subscribe
For more on the debate about color perception, read Jones’ article at SAPIENS: “Do You See What I See?”
Read a transcript of this episode here.
SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human is part of the American Anthropological Association Podcast Library.