Multidimensional scaling reveals a color dimension unique to ‘color-deficient’ observers

@article{Bosten2005MultidimensionalSR,
  title={Multidimensional scaling reveals a color dimension unique to ‘color-deficient’ observers},
  author={Jenny M Bosten and J Robinson and Gabriele Jordan and J. D. Mollon},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={R950-R952}
}
Normal color vision depends on the relative rates at which photons are absorbed in three types of retinal cone:short-wave (S), middle-wave (M) and long-wave (L) cones, maximally sensitive near 430, 530 and 560nm, respectively. But 6% of men exhibit an X-linked variant form of color vision called deuteranomaly [1]. Their color vision is thought to depend on S cones and two forms of long-wave cone (L, L′) [2,3]. The two types of L cone contain photopigments that are maximally sensitive near 560nm… Expand
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