The psychophysiological component of cultural difference in color naming and illusion susceptibility

Behavior Science Notes Vol/Iss. 8 Published In Pages: 41-101
By Bornstein, Marc H.


"The distribution of color term 'confusions' runs in geographic parallel with increasing skin and eye pigmentation. [This is] typically manifest in [confusing green and blue] or perceiving blue or green and blue as darker or black" (42, 69)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresSupportedNot ApplicableUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Color TermsDependentVocabulary, Ethnophysics
Latitude--distance From The EquatorIndependentLocation