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This is an experiment comparing color names. It requires a JavaScript enabled browser. Below are eleven sets of three color names. Please select the color name which is least like the other two. For example, if the color names were "Peach", "Salmon" and "Olive" an appropriate answer might be to check the "Olive" radio button. Some of the comaprisons may be difficult but you must provide an answer for all eleven colors. There are also some optional questions and an area to make any comments you might have. Thank you for your participation.

Optional Questions

Your gender is male or female.

English is your first language or is not your first language.

Your age is under 20, 20 to 40, 40 to 60, over 60.

Your color vision is normal, might be color deficient, definitely color deficient, or I don't know.

Comments (optional):

Additional Information

Please note that participation in this experiment is strictly voluntary and anonymous. In addition to the date and your responses, the form processing software automatically logs the originating IP address. Please direct any questions you might have to Nathan Moroney (nathan_moroney @ hp . com ). By clicking on the "Submit" button you agree to participate in this experiment. You may quit at any time by hitting the "Reset" button. Information on the results of this experiment will be posted in the fall of 2005. Thank you again for your participation.

Nathan Moroney's External Web Page

American Psychology Society: Psychological Research on the Net

The Web Experiment List, University of Zurich

The Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester Institute of Technology

The Language Experiments Portal, University of Edinburgh

efg's Color Reference Library -- General Color Info


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