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The three basic colors

We will talk about the three-color theory, which includes red, green, blue.

In the previous week, we have talked about the eyes, and we have known that how neuron activity works.

Let’s move on to the light, and see how our visual systems convert the light.

Picture Credit: 1. Cengage Learning 2. Cengage Learning 2014 3. 4. Clulow, F. W. (1972). Color: Its principles and their applications. New York: Morgan & Morgan.

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