The ability of color defectives to judge signal lights at sea.

  title={The ability of color defectives to judge signal lights at sea.},
  author={Joseph A. Kinney and Henry Paulson and Arthur N. Beare},
  journal={Journal of the Optical Society of America},
  volume={69 1},
Measures were made of the ability of color-defective men to judge correctly the colors of navigation lights (red, green, or white) presented to them at night under realistic sea conditions. Eighty-one color-defective men were employed; they were categorized as to type and degree of defect using a battery of five color-vision tests. While the average performance of the color-defective men was considerably poorer than that of 24 color normals, there were large individual differences within each… CONTINUE READING

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