Men and Women Really Do See Things Differently

men and women see color differently
  • Females are better at discriminating among colours, researchers say, while males excel at tracking fast-moving objects and discerning detail from a distance.
  • The study also found that men are less adept at distinguishing among shades in the centre of the colour spectrum: blues, greens, and yellows.
  • The explanation is actually quite simple and all falls back on basic DNA. Researchers from Arizona State University found that there’s a specific gene that allows us to see and interpret the color red. Women have two X chromosomes, while men only possess one. Because the particular “red-seeing gene” sits on the X chromosome, it only makes sense that women would have a full understanding of the red spectrum, while men only have half the pieces to the racy red puzzle.