Scientists believe that some people are able to see up to 100 times the range of colours most of us can.
Due to the subjective nature of vision it is likely that those with this remarkable gift wouldn't even be aware of it as their superhuman vision would seem normal to them. While the average person can perceive up to a million colours, "tetrachromats" may be able to see up to 100 million colours, opening up a vista of subtle shades and hues that are incomprehensible to everyone else.
Neuroscientist Gabriele Jordan and her team have been actively searching for people with this remarkable ability and against all odds they believe they have found one of them - a doctor who is referred to only as 'cDa29'.
"An unknown number of women may perceive
millions of colors invisible to the rest of us."
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Source: Discover Magazine
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