Red is the new orange: Nonlinguistic categorical color perception

  • Olga F. LazarevaEmail author


Caves et al. (2018) demonstrated categorical perception in zebra finches for the orange-red color category that conveys information about male fitness. This result implies that categorical color perception does not necessarily have linguistic origins, as has been previously believed.


Categorization Comparative cognition Perception Color perception 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Drake UniversityDes MoinesUSA

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