Curiosity Daily Podcast: Spoilers Don’t Spoil Stories, Why Some Colors Look Brighter, and Pre-Dinosaur Fossil Finds
Learn about how the first dinosaur fossil was named before we had a word for dinosaurs; why the “spoiler paradox” says we actually enjoy a story more when we know the ending; and why some colors look brighter than others.
Episode Show Notes:
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:
- The First Dinosaur Fossil Was Named Before We Had A Word For Dinosaurs — https://curiosity.im/2HZtwDy
- Knowing the Ending Makes a Story Better, Not Worse, Says the Spoiler Paradox — https://curiosity.im/2HYS67R
Additional resources discussed:
- Theories of Colour Vision | University of Calgary — https://psyc.ucalgary.ca/PACE/VA-Lab/colourperceptionweb/theories.htm
- Rods and Cones | Georgia State University — http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/vision/rodcone.html
- Spectral Sensitivity | Hanover College — https://isle.hanover.edu/Ch03Eye/Ch03PurkinjieSim_evt.html
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