Language and Color Perception: Evidence From Mongolian and Chinese Speakers

@inproceedings{He2019LanguageAC,
  title={Language and Color Perception: Evidence From Mongolian and Chinese Speakers},
  author={Hu He and Jie Li and Qianguo Xiao and Songxiu Jiang and Yi-sheng Yang and Sheng Zhi},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2019}
}
The present research contributes to the debate in cognitive sentence on the relationship between language and perception by comparing Mongolian and Chinese speakers' color perception. In this study, featuring a free sorting task and a visual search task comparing Mongolian and Chinese performances, the results show that both universal and relativistic forces are at play. Chinese (Mandarin) and Mongolian color terms divide the blue spectrum differently but the green spectrum, similarly. In… CONTINUE READING
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