Color Vision

Color vision is the ability of an organism or machine to distinguish objects based on the wavelengths (or frequencies) of the light they reflect, emit, or transmit. Colors can be measured and quantified in various ways; indeed, a human's perception of colors is a subjective process whereby the brain responds to the stimuli that are produced when incoming light reacts with the several types of cone photoreceptors in the eye.

Read more about Color Vision:  Wavelength and Hue Detection, Physiology of Color Perception, Evolution, Mathematics of Color Perception, Chromatic Adaptation

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Color Vision - Chromatic Adaptation
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... Color blindness or color vision deficiency is the inability or decreased ability to see color, or perceive color differences, under normal lighting ... Color blindness affects a significant percentage of the population ... There is no actual blindness but there is a deficiency of color vision ...

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