BRIGHTNESS ADAPTATION

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRIGHTNESS ADAPTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brightness-adaptation/ (accessed September 17, 2020).
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