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The Spectacularly Colorful World of the Mantis Shrimp - Knowing Neurons
Our eyes contain millions of color-sensitive cells, called cones, which maximally respond to red, green, and blue light. With just these three types of color receptors, we can see the full rainbow of our world. Animals with fewer types of cones cannot see the full visual spectrum. For example, dogs only have green and blue…