What is the Correct Answer About The Dress’ Colors?Investigating the relation between optimism,previous experience and answerability

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Karlsson, Bodil S. A.; Allwood, Carl Martin;
(2016)

The Dress photograph, first displayed on the internet in 2015, revealed stunning individual differences in color perception. The aim of this study was to investigate if lay-persons believed that the question about The Dress colors was answerable. Past research has found... View more
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