Color Blind #thedress

What color is this?  Blue and black or white and gold?

This is the question trending in all social media this morning!  I see white and gold.

I heard about it first online and then on television this morning and then read about it on Huffington Post. Wired wrote why this is happening;

“What’s happening here is your visual system is looking at this thing, and you’re trying to discount the chromatic bias of the daylight axis,” says Bevil Conway, a neuroscientist who studies color and vision at Wellesley College. “So people either discount the blue side, in which case they end up seeing white and gold, or discount the gold side, in which case they end up with blue and black.” (Conway sees blue and orange, somehow.)

Whichever axis I am discounting, the dress is actually blue and black.

the dress

Weird, right?  Other optical illusion dresses:


And for your man:

Still thinking it’s white and gold,


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