color blindness


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To aid travelers afflicted by protanopia and protanomaly (more commonly known as red-green color blindness or red-blind), the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development installed specially equipped viewfinders featuring the latest technology lenses for alleviating red-green color deficiencies.
The third tenet, counterstorytelling, allows individuals to challenge claims of meritocracy and color blindness, as well as the dominant culture's discourse, which "aims to cast doubt on the validity of accepted premises or myths, especially ones held by the majority" (Delgado & Stefancic, 2001, p.
Key Words: Shade selection, color matching ability, color blindness test.
Color blindness is a hereditary disorder of color vision, being transmitted by sex-linked recessives by two pairs of genes in the non-homologous part of the X chromosome.
Rather, the type of color blindness and the degree to which students do or do not see certain colors are vital in determining how to assist them in design disciplines.
Even the entries on color blindness, while not clinically useful, belong in an academic discussion of misperception that places color blindness in the same general area as hallucination.
What is the incidence of partial color blindness (especially anomalous trichromacy) among stain examiners?
Originally published in China in 1958, this text contains color plates for use in testing for congenital color deficiency and abnormality, and to categorize the extent of color blindness into four classes so as to adapt to the different needs of various professions in China.
Although color blindness is common among men, very few women have the condition.
Could color blindness lead to less effective treatment?
The hurricane stripped away the veneer of equality and color blindness and showed the whole world that the superpower, or "hyperpower" as the French call us, still had a race problem.
Since the major tool is speed of reaction, and since my eyes are not too good now, the results were very curious and probably totally unreliable: Though a lifelong, unprejudiced heterosexual, the test has me biased in favor of gays; as a lifelong champion of color blindness regarding race, I am indicated as being biased against blacks.
What I'm proposing," Farmer, founder of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), answered without hesitation, "is that as a matter of policy in employment, we replace color blindness with color consciousness aimed at eliminating inequities based on color .
Ever wonder why men suffer from color blindness, hemophilia, and other conditions women seem impervious to?