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Re: color perception and related vocabulary

From:Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
Date:Saturday, January 9, 1999, 4:39
On Thu, 7 Jan 1999 19:12:26 -0700, Adam Parrish <myth@...> wrote:

> Hey, all. We've been studying vision in our psychology class =
>I was just wondering, what with the recent discussion of =
>that are not necessarily human, if anyone had devised a culture whose >perception of color varied from the norm.
Mizarians have more limited color vision than humans. They can = distinguish green and blue, but not red. Purple appears blue, and yellow would be classified as green or white. Zireen and related species have four color receptors that are sensitive = to yellow, turquoise, indigo, and ultraviolet. They can't see red at all; it appears black, but they can distinguish between colors that appear identical to human eyes.