Steve Palmer

Stephen Palmer

Title
Professor of the Graduate School
Department
Dept of Psychology
Phone
(510) 642-7135
Research Expertise and Interest
psychology, visual perception, visual processing
Research Description

Professor Palmer's research and teaching focus is on visual perception, a topic closely related to his color photography. He is the author of Vision Science: Photons to Phenomenology, an advanced, interdisciplinary textbook on visual perception. He is currently working on a new book about color: Reversing the Rainbow: Reflections on Color and Consciousness.

In the News

May 16, 2013

Bach to the blues, our emotions match music to colors

Whether we’re listening to Bach or the blues, our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.

In the News

May 16, 2013

Bach to the blues, our emotions match music to colors

Whether we’re listening to Bach or the blues, our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.

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