Color vision defects cause problems in the real world
The following demonstration is an example of how the world appears to a person with a severe type of color blindness, deuteranopia.
See how you would do in a color blind world...
Which meat is the most thoroughly cooked?
Which flask contains a light pink solution?
Which of the following slides contains a pink cell?
Which picture contains a red crayon?
As demonstrated here, color vision deficiencies can have social, developmental, and vocational implications. If you suspect you or someone else might be colorblind, consider seeing a trained practitioner for a color vision discrimination test!