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A red by any other name

Is the way we classify colour physiologically hardwired or culturally shaped? As a new analysis comes out in favour of the former, Heidi Ledford takes a hard look at the decades-old debate.

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  1. LindseyD. T., et al. PNAS, doi/10.1073/pnas.0607708103

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Ledford, H. A red by any other name. Nature (2006).

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