The Science of Color Blindness


What do Bill Clinton, Keanu Reeves, Mr. Rogers and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? They all experience a form of color blindness!

Color blindness is a genetic condition that affects about 10 million Americans, causing those affected to have trouble distinguishing red from green or blue from yellow.

The condition is often misunderstood, with many believing that the color blind cannot see any color, a much more rare occurrence.

Check out this article to find out what causes color blindness, who has it, and what the world looks like for those who can’t see certain colors.