"New" colours possible?

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Wed Oct 31 04:48:12 EST 2001

"Urs Enke" <urs.enke at web.de> wrote in message
news:9rn4t1$2nr$1 at nets3.rz.RWTH-Aachen.DE...
> For some years now I've wondered
> -- whether the (red-green-blue-mixable) colours we know are all there are
> this universe, and if not,
> -- whether it might be possible to neurologically change the visual cortex
> (or whatever necessary) to create the sensation of other colours, and
> -- whether there has been any research suggesting that other animals are
> actually seeing different colours than we do.

There is a condition in women, IIRC, that allows some to see an 'extra'
colour.  I can't remember what it's called - perhaps someone in a bio group
can tell us!

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