Scientists Discover Woman with Mutant Rainbow Vision who Sees 99 Million Colors

2 If you see dark green, Concetta will see violet, turquoise and blue

Normal humans are trichomats which means we have just three types of cone cells in our eyes. But Concetta Antico is a tetrachromat which means she has 4 sets of cone cells making her perceptive to a while myriad of hues and shades surrounding an object. The woman sees 99 million colors.

Cone cells are structures in the eye responsible for absorbing certain wavelengths of light and transporting them to the brain. Those who are color blind are dichromats and can see only 10,000 colors. According to science a mutation of the x chromosomes which allow people to see less or more color is the reason behind tetrachromacy.

Multi color rose

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