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Curr Biol. 1999 Jul 15;9(14):R535-7.

Visual discrimination: Seeing the third quality of light.

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Department of Zoology, University of Lund, Helgonav├Ągen 3, S-223 62, Lund, Sweden.

Abstract

Objects can differ in brightness and colour. At least that is what our own visual system tells us. It now seems that stomatopod shrimps, and possibly also cephalopod molluscs, can see the direction of the electric vector of light, in much the same way we see colour.

PMID:
10421572
DOI:
10.1016/s0960-9822(99)80330-3
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