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…what happens when people suffering from one of these conditions takes hallucinogenic drugs? Well, the annoyingly curt answer is that it depends. For example, as we’ve discussed before, even people who are totally blind are able to “see” things in their dreams so long as they haven’t been blind since birth. In a similar fashion, certain blind people are able to experience visual hallucinogenic trips when they take psychedelic drugs.
The first major study of color blindness in a multi-ethnic group of preschoolers has uncovered that Caucasian male children have the highest prevalence among four major ethnicities, with 1 in 20 testing color blind. Researchers also found that color blindness, or color vision deficiency, in boys is lowest in African-Americans, and confirmed that girls have a much lower prevalence of color blindness than boys. The study is being published online today in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Read the full article online here: http://aaojournal.org/article/S0161-6420%2814%2900049-9/fulltext