What Colors Can You Actually See?

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The ability to see color varies from person to person. Choose one panel from each of the questions below, and let's see how well you actually see colors.

What Colors Can You Actually See?

Seeing Colors Just Isn’t Your Thing

Red just looks red, and blue just looks blue, but it’s all good to you. You won’t get good grades in seeing different types of shades. You have so much more to discover and aren’t limited by how you see color.

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Decent Color Awareness

You're pretty good at setting colors apart. You can tell orange from sherbet, but when presented with 52 different shades of lipstick, they all kind of look the same. It’s not all black and white to you.

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Ruler of Colors

You have literal rainbow vision. Your eyes can spot purple from fuchsia and crimson from maroon. Your eyes are a surprise, and you can pick out color like no other.

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Superhuman Vision

You can see every color in the spectrum and then some. Your vision defies conventional logic, and is on par with Superman. You probably even have X-ray vision and can see the future as well.

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The art in the original thumbnail is courtesy of illustrator and designer Jaya Nicley. For more of her work, check out her blog here.