color vision

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Related to color vision: color vision deficiency, color blindness, Trichromatic theory of color vision
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Noun1.color vision - the normal ability to see colorscolor vision - the normal ability to see colors  
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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EnChroma emerged from a National Institutes of Health (NIH) SBIR study on the feasibility of correcting color vision deficiency, and over ten years of R&D.
Scientists say that color vision could have proved invaluable for the fish by helping it spot predators and food.
We have now traced all of the evolutionary pathways, going back 90 million years, that led to human color vision," says lead author Shozo Yokoyama, a biologist at Emory University.
One in 12 men and one in 233 females have some form of color vision deficiency, of which approximately 80% can be helped by EnChroma eyewear.
While few people younger than 70 have problems with color vision, the rate increases rapidly through later decades of life, according to the new research by Marilyn E.
All subjects had best corrected visual acuity of 6/6, normal color vision and full visual fields by confrontation with finger counting.
Color vision is an illusion created by the interactions of billions of neurons in our brain.
Because there was no reason to assume color vision was different from other types of vision, the team had assumed it would not be possible to reverse the deficit in an adult animal.
The entry level In-Sight Micro 1100C model provides a highly capable, standard (640 x 480) resolution color vision system at a competitive price.
It was unexpected that a 'primitive' vertebrate like the elephant shark had the potential for color vision like humans," said Byrappa Venkatesh, a scientist at Singapore's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), who with David Hunt, from the Institute of Ophthalmology at University College London (UCL), headed the research team responsible for this surprising discovery.
This supplier of machine vision sensors offers its DVT 535C color vision sensor with a full suite of vision tools.
Rods help you see at night, and cones allow you to have color vision and see in the daytime," says Anand Swaroop, a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Michigan.