The Internet was divided into two after the debate started on what color is this $77 dress as some said it was white and gold while others said they saw the color of the dress as blue and black
|The Dress which broke the Internet !|
|Internet's burning dress color debate - What do you see ?|
|White and Gold or Black and Blue ?|
Taking help of Science to Solve the Mystery of the Dress Color
After witnessing the numerous dress color arguments, memes and humorous explanations, it looks like we need to take the help of the science to solve the issue and come with the final answer as to what color this dress is. At a closer look one can see that the dress actually consists of all the colors answered by people all over the world but the majority of the portion being white and gold and a bit of blue and black on the boundaries. So why are people saying they see different colors for the same dress, well it has a reason. According to science it's all about the way human brain has evolved to distinguish between various colors they see through their eyes and how they perceive it. Also if you move the dress from dimmer light source to a brighter one you will see that color changes from blue and black to white and gold, so basically the color contrast is related to the light source in which you are viewing the dress.
|Science says the answer to the color of this dress is both white & gold and black & blue|
According to various neuroscientists all human eyes see the same color reflected by the dress but the way they perceive all depends on the way their brains are wired, meaning it's the brains neuro-connectivity to connect the various colors learned to what seen through eyes and for some people it is wired differently and thus they perceive the dress color as blue and black while others see it as white and gold.And also the dress color depends on the amount of light falling on it which can pretty much change the color of the images clicked easily. So based on Science the color of the dress is both white & gold and blue & black based on your brains color sense. So here we have people the debate it over the final answer is all answers are correct while the actual color reflected by the dress remains the same.
The Dress Color Debate
- Color Constancy: phenomenon where surrounding lighting affects the way brain perceives the color of an object, Where bright background would make one see a white and gold dress and those with low or artificially dim lights will see it as black and blue.
- Being wired differently: Apart from color constancy some people who are wired differently like the dyslexics or others also perceive the color differently as well.So the final answer is the dress is originally black and blue in color! :)