n. the apparent contrast in intensity of light between two stimuli and the adjustment made therof. For instance, the interior of a house may appear dark to a person after having come from the outdoors.

BRIGHTNESS ADAPTATION: "A person's eyes go into brightness adaptation everytime there is a shift from an outdoor to an indoor environment."
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