BRIGHTNESS PERCEPTION

n. the ability to recognize a visual stimulus and form an impression on its intensity of light. The interpretation of this stimulus however, as to darker or lighter, depends on a person's adaptation to light. See brightness adaptation. Also brightness contrast.

BRIGHTNESS PERCEPTION: "In line with brightness perception and adaptation, most people often forget to adjust the brightness of their computer screen simply because they have gotten accustomed to perceiving it the way it is."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRIGHTNESS PERCEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brightness-perception/ (accessed July 10, 2020).
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