Definition of Color vision
1. Noun. The normal ability to see colors.
Generic synonyms: Sight, Vision, Visual Modality, Visual Sense
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Literary usage of Color vision
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"SCIENTIFIC BOOKS An Introduction to the Study of color vision. ... Dr. Parsons has undertaken to present the facts and the theories of color vision in such ..."
2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Most of these patients have diminished central vision, photophobia and nystagmus. For practically testing the color vision, in general, ..."
3. Color and Its Applications by Matthew Luckiesh (1921)
"CHAPTER VIII THEORIES OF color vision 46. Recorded writings, centuries before the beginning of the Christian era, contain speculations on the visual process ..."
4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1902)
"On the basis of these observations he would reject the Hering-Muller theory of light- and color-vision and substitute for it a modified form of Thomas ..."
5. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"THEORIES OF color vision Of the most celebrated theories of color vision, the oldest, propounded by the physicists Young and Helmholtz, recognized only ..."
6. The Classical Psychologists: Selections Illustrating Psychology from by Benjamin Rand (1912)
"1 Thomas Young's theory of color vision is as follows: "From three simple sensations, with their combinations, we obtain seven primitive distinctions of ..."
7. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1891)
"Of great interest for the theory of color vision are those cases in which ... Tests of the acuteness of the patient's peripheral color-vision showed the ..."