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The way you see colour depends on the language you speak

The language we speak changes how we categorise colour. Image: REUTERS/Amit Dave

Aina Casaponsa

Lecturer in Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, Lancaster University, The Conversation

Panos Athanasopoulos

Professor, Lancaster University

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Even though squares A and B are exactly the same colour, our brain interprets them as different. Image: Sakarumbo

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