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Old 06-07-2019, 06:28 PM
DaveCrow DaveCrow is offline
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Re: yellow with no green

I have noticed that yellow seems to have one of the narrowest ranges of any color within which it is still recognized as itself. It doesn't take much to shift a yellowish color to being identified as "greenish" or "orangey".

You can shift a "red" pretty far and people will still call it "red", likewise for blue, green, or purple. But with yellow, just a little bit of change and it's no longer really "yellow" to people.

I don't know if this is a property of light, pigment, or psychology.
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