Under the Microphone: Perception of Color


In this first edition of Under the Microphone, Zach Miller and Brennan Walters dive in to the question, is it possible to describe a color? For something that most people see every day, it’s surprising that humans haven’t yet grasped the ability to describe a specific color, for instance lime green, to someone who’s never seen that color or any other color before. So why is this? Several things can help us understand why this might be impossible, including the human eye’s limited ability, and impossible colors…


The impossible color experiment discussed in this episode can be found here: http://goo.gl/g6WFYJ