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You Think You Know, But You Have No (Eye)dea

It's time for kiddos all around the country to head back to school. So to celebrate, we thought we'd fill your head with some "eye knowledge." We've always made it a point to talk about how incredible the eye is, but we thought we'd devote a post to these crazy, random eye facts. Some of …

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No Color in the Ancient World?

Take a moment and think back to summers as a child; bright sunny days lounging by a pool or hiking deep into the woods, evenings spent riding your bike down to grab a snow-cone or catch a movie. Now imagine these priceless memories devoid of color. No brilliant blue sky or green canopy of trees. …

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Can Humans See Near Infrared?

The genre of Science Fiction is full of intriguing scenarios in which human beings are able unlock the full potential of their brains, and, in doing so, develop super-powers and/or super-intelligence. The source of many of these stories is the 10% Myth, a popular urban legend that asserts most humans only use 10% of their …

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What Does Your Eye Color Say about You?

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, does it stand to reason eye color could affect a person’s personality? Some people believe the color of our eyes provides a glimpse into everything from a person’s disposition to their sense of humor, and even how well they can handle their alcohol. Whether you think …

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These Colors Will Trick Your Eyes

Here at nJoy Vision, we're just a bunch of eye nerds. Whether we're using advanced laser technology to give people better eyesight or being way too entertained by a simple optical illusion, we are absolutely fascinated by the power of the visual pathway. Speaking of being easily entertained, here's some visual trickery that recently caught …

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Instagram-ify Your Sunglasses

If you're the type of person who'd rather see the world through an Instagram filter than with the naturally crisp and clear perspective that 20/20 vision affords you, we'd like to introduce you to Tens. Tens are tinted sunglasses featuring a CR-39 polymer frame and UV400 protectives lenses that reproduce the warm, saturated look shared …

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Explaining Colors to a Blind Person

For most people, learning their basic colors is part of a fun-filled preschool curriculum. But for some people, like blind YouTuber Tommy Edison, learning the color wheel is beyond comprehension at any age. What he lacks in visual acuity he more than makes up for with insight and a sense of humor. And that's a …

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This Is Not Yellow – Crazy Color Knowledge from Vsauce

For most of us, colors are easy. We learn them when we're just toddlers. We recognize them and instinctively know that bananas are yellow, apples are red (but sometimes green), and the sky is blue. But when we see something that is yellow, are we actually seeing yellow? It depends where we're seeing it. Like …

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Is Your Red My Red?

While any two people with normal color vision can point to an object and probably agree on the color of that object, do they actually see the color the same? To answer this question, we turn to Vsauce, our favorite YouTuber with an always interesting perspective on vision. Mind-blowing takeaway: Color is merely an illusion, …

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