What Colour do you see when your blind?

While only 18 percent of people with significant visual impairments are actually totally blind, most can at least perceive light. In other words, although we cannot see colors, shapes or people, we can still tell the difference between light and dark.
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What do fully blind people see?

A person with total blindness won't be able to see anything. But a person with low vision may be able to see not only light, but colors and shapes too. However, they may have trouble reading street signs, recognizing faces, or matching colors to each other.
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Do blind people see black or gray?

A person blind from birth typically doesn't see anything… not black, not gray, not white. It's like trying to describe what your elbow sees. One of the best approximations is to close one eye and describe what it sees.
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Is being blind just black?

Blindness is not being in the dark

In some cases, blind individuals can see large objects but their vision is out of focus, while some others may see colors. Seeing the different sources of light, called light perception, is another form of blindness, alongside tunnel vision and many more.
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Do blind people dream?

Although their visual dream content is reduced, other senses are enhanced in dreams of the blind. A dreaming blind person experiences more sensations of sound, touch, taste, and smell than sighted people do. Blind people are also more likely to have certain types of dreams than sighted people.
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What Do Blind People See?

Why do I see GREY?

A greyout is a transient loss of vision characterized by a perceived dimming of light and color, sometimes accompanied by a loss of peripheral vision. It is a precursor to fainting or a blackout and is caused by hypoxia (low brain oxygen level), often due to a loss of blood pressure.
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What is the color blue to a blind person?

The sound of running water, especially a stream bubbling or the ocean waves crashing, should make them think of blue. Say, "blue is calm and nice, like how the sound of water makes you feel relaxed."
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Why does GREY look green to me?

Gray has three undertones. It's either blue, green or violet. And this is why your gray wall might look blue, green or purple, because you missed the undertone before you painted the walls.
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Do blind people dream in color?

Public Domain Image, source: NSF. Yes, blind people do indeed dream in visual images. For people who were born with eyesight and then later went blind, it is not surprising that they experience visual sensations while dreaming.
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Why do blind eyes turn white?

Science Behind Blind People's White Eyes

If you've ever wondered why some people have bright, beautiful eyes, and others (especially some older adults) seem to have a little bit of a hazy look to their eyes, the answer may be cataracts. A cataract is an accumulation of protein on the eye's lens.
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How does it feel to be blind?

You might have a hard time finding things, you might bump into things, you might knock something over, or you might hurt yourself. You might feel frightened, frustrated or confused; then you might think this is what it is like for blind people.
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Why can't I see purple?

Purple, for better or worse, doesn't make an appearance on the spectrum. Unlike red or blue or green, there is no wavelength that, alone, will make you perceive the color purple. This is what being a 'non-spectral' color means, and why purple is so special among all the colors we can perceive.
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What color is the shoe really?

*Drum rolls* The shoes are actually pink and white. So, all of you who are viewing it as blue and teal, your eyes are deceiving you. Several theories are floating around online which talk about the right and left brain dominance.
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Why do I see red as pink?

Tritanomaly—faulty blue cone. This condition is the least common form of color vision deficiency. Individuals with tritanomaly see the world in shades of pink (standing in for orange, yellow, and red) and turquoise (standing in for blue, green, and violet).
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How you sell a pen to a blind person?

I'd recommend selling the pen below in 4 steps.
  1. Ask the person what they do. You want to understand what kind of person you are selling to. ...
  2. Acknowledge how important their job is and get them talking about the last time they used a pen. ...
  3. Highlight an emotional use for the pen. ...
  4. Hand them back the pen and close the deal.
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Can a blind person imagine colors?

Questioning the belief that dates back to philosopher John Locke that people born blind could never truly understand color, the team of cognitive neuroscientists demonstrated that congenitally blind and sighted individuals actually understand it quite similarly.
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How would you describe pink to a blind person?

Pink is the velvety tenderness of a rose, a flamingo feather slithering between your fingers – a wildchild who unabashedly, viscerally lives so. Pink is the warmth, the blush on your cheek when you think of your beloved in her/his absence.
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Why do I see white as pink?

Therefore, you work the non-red receptors in your eyes more than the red, so when you eventually look away to something that is white (and is therefore reflecting all colors), the red receptors are a bit more sensitive (less used), giving things a pink tinge to your perception.
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Why do I see purple as blue?

A person with protan type color blindness tends to see greens, yellows, oranges, reds, and browns as being more similar shades of color than normal, especially in low light. A very common problem is that purple colors look more like blue.
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Why are my eyes turning blue?

It's not unusual for blue-tinted rings to appear around your iris — the colored part of your eye. This condition is called corneal arcus. There may be a link between early onset corneal arcus (also called arcus senilis) and cardiovascular disease.
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Can you cry blood?

Crying bloody tears may seem like a fictional occurrence, but tears tinged with blood are an actual medical condition. Referred to as haemolacria, crying bloody tears is a rare condition that causes a person to produce tears tinged with, or partially made of, blood.
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Why do blind people wear sunglasses?

Protection from the sun

A visually impaired person's eyes are just as vulnerable to UV rays as the eyes of somebody who can see. For legally blind people with some degree of vision, sunglasses might help prevent further vision loss caused by exposure to UV light.
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Can blind people drive?

While blind individuals cannot drive (both legally and practically speaking), some states allow low-vision drivers to drive under certain conditions. Usually, their vision must be around the 20/70 point, and they must still have a relatively good field of vision.
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What color isn't real?

If color is solely the way physics describes it, the visible spectrum of light waves, then black and white are outcasts and don't count as true, physical colors. Colors like white and pink are not present in the spectrum because they are the result of our eyes' mixing wavelengths of light.
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