The Dress divided the Internet, but it’s really about subtraction

The dress, and how people interpreted the colors of it

Regardless of whether people had seen the picture of “the dress” previously (naïve versus not naïve), perceptions of its colors fell cleanly into two blue/black or white/gold camps, with a handful of respondents seeing blue/brown.

Dress: Reproduced with permission from Cecilia Bleasdale; graph: R. Lafer-Sousa et al/Current Biology 2015

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