TIL that the 2015 Internet phenomenon “The Dress” revealed differences in human colour perception, which have been the subject of ongoing scientific investigations into neuroscience and vision science

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It also revealed differences in monitors. My coworker had 5 monitors, and we all could see either colour combination depending on which monitor we were using to see the image.

ilgontae

I’m seeing corn flower blue with a very very muddy goldish color.

JayDuBois

Although I was familiair with the pic, I took a look at the wiki. There I thought it was obviously blue and black. Just for fun, expected to be disappointed, I asked my four year old daughter next to me what colours she saw. To my surprise she answered gold and white. I’m still baffled by this phenomenon.

woutmans

I still can’t see it as anything other than white and gold

VergeThySinus

Its crazy to think how so many people can be looking at the same exact image, and still see different colors. Blows my mind

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