SAGE Journal Articles

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Zohar Z. Bronfman, Noam Brezis, Hilla Jacobson, and Marius Usher 
We See More Than We Can Report: “Cost Free” Color Phenomenality Outside Focal Attention 
Psychological Science July 2014 25: 1394-1403, first published on May 9, 2014 doi:10.1177/0956797614532656
  • What are the different hypotheses that have been posited about visual consciousness? What is the evidence supporting each?
  • What hypotheses does the author present on color diversity (variability)? How is color diversity involved in visual consciousness?
  • What is subliminal estimation of color diversity? How does it differ from conscious estimation?
  • Describe the Sterling Paradigm. How is it involved with color encoding?
Michael J. Banissy, Victoria Tester, Neil G. Muggleton, Agnieszka B. Janik, Aimee Davenport, Anna Franklin, Vincent Walsh, and Jamie Ward 
Synesthesia for Color Is Linked to Improved Color Perception but Reduced Motion Perception Psychological Science December 2013 24: 2390-2397, first published on October 3, 2013 doi:10.1177/0956797613492424
  • How has synesthesia been linked to facilitated sensory processing?
  • What are the symptoms, or results, of synesthesia?
  • How is synesthesia related to motion perception?
Bevil R. Conway 
Color Vision, Cones, and Color-Coding in the Cortex 
Neuroscientist, June 2009; vol. 15, 3: pp. 274-290.
  • What are color contrast and color constancy? How is this related to the human brain?
  • What are the neural mechanisms of color? Explain the importance of genes in color vision.
  • What are “red-on” and “green-on” cells? How are they activated, and what part do they play in color vision?
  • How is the primary visual cortex involved in color vision?
  • How is the posterior inferior temporal cortex involved in color vision?