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Table 1 Number of participants (N = 51) who chose the same colour (from a choice of 12 colours) to match each of the four basic tastes on three separate occasions

From: On tasty colours and colourful tastes? Assessing, explaining, and utilizing crossmodal correspondences between colours and basic tastes

  Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Violet Brown Black White Grey Silver Gold
Sweet 7 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
Sour 0 2 10 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Salty 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 0 0
Bitter 0 0 0 4 1 0 2 3 0 2 0 0
  1. Note that any value greater than 0.0295 in the table indicates that the regularity with which the colour was chosen by the participant was significantly greater than that expected by chance. (Data taken from [35], Table 1)