Ep 5. Banana bread, grasshoppers and the colour of Tuesday with Kate Umbers

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Some of the greatest insights scientists can provide us come from the unique angles from which they view the world. Dr Kate Umbers is a lecturer at Western Sydney University who has spent her career trying to understand how other non-human animals perceive the world around them.

Listen to the podcast here…

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/aga2b-61dba2?skin=6

In this episode she takes us through how the world around us presents a complex tapestry of shapes, hues, textures and movement. Understanding how animals derive meaning from this colourful landscape requires a detailed analysis of their behaviour and interactions. Through her own perspective she is fascinated with the role colour plays in peoples lives, including her own.

Visit her research website here or follow her on twitter @quasicoherent

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