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(Daily Mail)   Optical illusion creates a different shade of color for every viewer, but scientists don't know why   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 15
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2014-06-12 08:54:52 PM
3 votes:

TuteTibiImperes: I see deep purple.


Hush
2014-06-12 08:28:15 PM
3 votes:
I didn't see another color. Am I broken? Or perhaps it means I'm not racist?
2014-06-12 11:27:01 PM
2 votes:
Because we're all looking at it on different monitors?

I mean, in a proper scientific experiment that would be controlled. Maybe they did that, but this is a Daily Fail link so I'm not going to bother reading to find out.
2014-06-12 09:06:54 PM
2 votes:
IT'S A SCHOONER!
2014-06-12 08:28:59 PM
2 votes:
I think I saALL GLORY TO THE HYPNOTOAD
2014-06-13 07:14:51 AM
1 votes:
Octarine.
2014-06-13 04:59:50 AM
1 votes:
Octarine.
2014-06-13 01:01:30 AM
1 votes:
I got purplish-black, but only in the central circle.

I bet it's different sampling frequencies for different photoreceptors in different people. Could also have something to do with the radial distribution of receptors from the center of the eye.

It would be easy to test the sampling frequency hypothesis by making small changes to the frame rate, and seeing if the colors an individual saw changed.
2014-06-13 12:26:00 AM
1 votes:

Dinjiin: I see two: pale yellow and brown


That's your underwear you're looking at.
2014-06-13 12:10:47 AM
1 votes:
GF said I never saw any colors, but the paramedics just told me I have epilepsy.
2014-06-12 11:37:42 PM
1 votes:
I see.. Yellow with a hint of green.

And I think to myself..... I just wasted my time.
2014-06-12 11:28:57 PM
1 votes:
www.esquire.com
2014-06-12 11:24:59 PM
1 votes:
That's racist!
2014-06-12 09:54:58 PM
1 votes:
Seeing red means that you are real smart.
2014-06-12 09:15:37 PM
1 votes:
I'm color blind, I see a seizure happening for some people.
 
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