Unique Case of a Stroke Patient Just Changed Our Understanding of Color Perception

How do we name and categorize colors? Scientists aren’t certain how these processes work in the brain, but a new case study of a stroke patient suggests that the neural processes of naming colors and categorizing colors aren’t as interlinked as previously thought.

The patient – for privacy reasons named only by his initials, RDS – suffered a stroke that left a lesion in the left side of his brain. As a result, he was no longer able to attach labels like red, blue and green to the relevant colors…[READ MORE]

Source: Unique Case of a Stroke Patient Just Changed Our Understanding of Color Perception | sciencealert.com

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