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Unformatted text preview: same as someone normal Not as big of a range of color Levels of Color Blindness • Rod Monochromats o 0 functioning cones o complete blacks and whites o extremely rare • Cone Monochromats o 1 functioning cone o no color discrimination o extremely rare • Dichromats o 2 functioning cones o not color blind, color deficient o only one normal X gene (more common in males) o Unilateral dichromats 3 cones in one 2 cones in the other 3 types of dichromatism (2 functioning cones) • Protanopia o Missing long wavelength pigment Usually seen as red • Deuteranopia o Missing medium wavelength pigment Usually seen as green • Tritanopia o Missing short wavelength pigment Usually seen as blue...
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- Fall '10
- coherent, Color blindness, Cone cell, Rod Monochromats, wavelength pigment, fovea •