Do colors exist? On the evolution of color perception – Centrum Kopernika Badań Interdyscyplinarnych UJ

Do colors exist? On the evolution of color perception

18:00

De Revolutionibus, Bracka 14, Kraków

Color - it would seem that there is no place for discretion here. Our color perception depends largely on the action of the retina receptors. However, our brain has a lot to say - and that's where the final impression of color is made.

Color – it would seem that there is no place for discretion here. Our color perception depends largely on the action of the retina receptors. However, our brain has a lot to say – and that’s where the final impression of color is made. The inter-individual variability in how the brain processes impressions and thoughts makes each of us see differently. Is anything in this colorful world unchangeable and objective?

Dr. Szymon Drobniak is an evolutionary biologist, he works at the Jagiellonian University and at the University of New South Wales in Sydney.

“Nauka na  żywo” – a task financed under agreement 808/P-DUN/2018 from the funds of the Minister of Science and Higher Education in Poland.