Color Vision: Almost Reason Enough for Having Eyes

Jay Neitz, Joseph Carroll, Maureen Neitz

A dog’s ability to see colors is similar to that of most other mammals, although different from that of humans with normal vision. Cross-species comparisons of differences in color vision have helped us appreciate our own ability to see colors, as well as to understand the underlying mechanisms of color vision.

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Color Vision: Almost Reason Enough for Having Eyes

Jay Neitz, Joseph Carroll, Maureen Neitz

A dog’s ability to see colors is similar to that of most other mammals, although different from that of humans with normal vision. Cross-species comparisons of differences in color vision have helped us appreciate our own ability to see colors, as well as to understand the underlying mechanisms of color vision.

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Publish Date: 01 January 2001


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