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Why do we see color?

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Andrea Hardwick

on 20 May 2015

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Transcript of Why do we see color?






What are cones?
They are responsible for your vision when light is dim

Help you see better

6 to 7 million cones help you see everyday color
How do we see color?
1.) There are many different ways we see color.

2. Eye's oriented certain ways

3.) You see color different than someone else.

Transparent, Translucent, and Opaque
Transparent: Able to see through

Translucent: Image isn't clear but able to see through

Opaque: No light passes through
Ways animals use colors
Some insects can see ultraviolet light, which can help them see things we can't even notice.

Color can be used to warn off other animals
Color Blind
1.) Just because your colorblind doesn't mean you can't see colors.

2.) 99% of people are not actually color blind, but are color deficient.

3.) People have different vision, some see the world clearer than others.
Colin McCubbins
Avery Donaldson
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