The Humans With Super Human Vision | DiscoverMagazine.com

See on Scoop.itBiobit: Computational Neuroscience & Biocomputation

An unknown number of women may perceive millions of colors invisible to the rest of us. One British scientist is trying to track them down and understand their extraordinary power of sight.

Nima Dehghani‘s insight:

So, my red is not their red!..The color rainbow that a tetrachromat sees is out of the perception and imagination zone of most humans. I think that these are the "mutants", where the nature is testing its evolutionary tricks to see what other adjustments have to be done in their brain wiring and switches and knobs. Perhaps in some years ahead, tetrachromats will be majority. Can we speed up this evolutionary process. That is the right question.

 

and that the Mantis shrimp has 16 cones, makes it a wonderful oatmeal comic 🙂

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/mantis_shrimp

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