Color Vision Defects
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Neitz, M. and Neitz, J. 2006. Color Vision Defects. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Color blind individuals see many fewer colors than do people with normal color vision. Among color blind people there is tremendous variation in the capacity for color vision, ranging from no color vision to nearly normal color vision.
- color vision deficiency;
- cone photoreceptors;
- red–green color vision;
- congenital color vision defects;
- cone photopigment