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Bowers et al. counter deep neural networks (DNNs) as good models of human visual perception. From our color perspective we feel their view is based on three misconceptions: A misrepresentation of the state-of-the-art of color perception; the type of model required to move the field forward; and the attribution of shortcomings to DNN research that are already being resolved.

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Behav Brain Sci

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Humans, Neural Networks, Computer, Visual Perception, Color Perception, Emotions, Social Perception