What It’s Like to See 100 Million Colors

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Concetta Antico is an artist with a superhuman power: She can see up to 100 million colors, a hundred times more than the average human. She is a tetrachromat: a person with four (instead of three) photoceptors in their retinas, thus possessing hypercharged color perception.

In the video above, Antico shares with the Cut her experience of living in a rainbow world of color that’s inconceivable to most of us.

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What It’s Like to See 100 Million Colors