BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST

n. an enhanced difference in the degree of brightness perceived between two objects as a result of viewing them side by side or simultaneously. Also called simultaneous lightness contrast.

BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST: "To illustrate brightness contrast, see how a white-colored object looks more vivid on a black background rather than on a gray one."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brightness-contrast/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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