How Many Colors Do You See? This Test Reveals Important Information About Your Eyes!

Can you believe that around 75% of the people can not see the right number of the colors that are in the picture? The Neuro-marketing expert Professor Diana Derval posted one really amazing test and research on her linked in profile that reveals the variations in colors that different people see. Fascinating phenomenon the way each individual will interpret something that seems so textbook like color. Actually the reason why different people see different colors is the number of color receptors and cones we have in our eyes. Now we suggest you to do the test- How many colors do you see in the picture below?

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Less than 20 color nuances:

“You are a dichromats, like dogs, which means you have 2 types of cones only. You are likely to wear black, beige, and blue. 25% of the population is dichromat.”


You see between 20 and 32 color nuances:

“You are a trichromat, you have 3 types of cones (in the purple/blue, green and red area). You enjoy different colors as you can appreciate them. 50% of the population is trichromat.”

You see between 33 and 39 colors:

“You are a tetrachromat, like bees, and have 4 types of cones (in the purple/blue, green, red plus yellow area). You are irritated by yellow, so this color will be nowhere to be found in your wardrobe. 25% of the population is tetrachromat.”

You see more than 39 color nuances:

There are only 39 different colors in the test and probably only 35 are properly translated by your computer screen anyway so could you please count again?

via Prof. Diana Derval

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Arben Myrtaj
Arben Myrtaj
9 years ago

I see 37 colors.

8 years ago

I can easily see all 39 colors, my screen can properly display them and I don’t get irritated by yellow.

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