Colors surround us and play an important role in our lives. From our favorite clothes, cars, pets, even our bodies – everything has color. Colors are so prevalent that we take them for granted and fail to realize the impact they have on our lives. But, the world of colors is a fascinating place with many facts you probably don’t know…but you will after you read today’s list. These are 25 brilliant facts about colors that will change the way you see things.
Colorblind (color deficient is a more accurate term) individuals may have better night vision on average than people with normal color vision.
A scientific study revealed that silver is the safest color for a car. Silver cars are much less likely to be involved in a serious crash than cars of other colors.
Blue colors help calm people´s mind, slow down their heart rate, lower their blood pressure and reduce anxiety.
Red is the first color a baby sees. Studies have shown that infants as young as 2 weeks of age can already distinguish the color red, probably because red has the longest wavelength among colors making it the easiest color to process by the baby´s developing receptors.
The average person can see approximately one million colors. However, some people can see A LOT more colors. You'll see why soon.
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