It gets to my turn and the money is still on the table. My brother squints at me and says, “Mike, name 20 colors, your time starts now!” I think to myself ‘easy-peasy.’ After 3 minutes I shamelessly couldn’t mention 20 colors, our friend begs for the same question. She goes on to list over 20 colors, but not before us saying no to riddling her the same question. She mentions colors I never knew existed e.g. champagne. My brother and I play this game every once in a while, and it helps exercise our brains.
Long story short—that day I discovered that females can identify a whole range of colors, male counterparts may only see as one.
This infographic gives insights on male-female color perception/identification, preferences. The infographic titled ‘True Colors’ is put together by web analytics company KISSmetrics and it collates relevant data from numerous research, studies and polls on how different genders relate with colors.
Here are the top three points from this infographic on color perception that I loved: