BRIGHTNESS THRESHOLD

n. in visual perception, refers to the minimum amount of light intensity required for a designated wavelength in order that an object may be detected against its background or surrounding field. See brightness. Also brightness contrast.

BRIGHTNESS THRESHOLD: "The brightness threshold varies, mostly in relation to wavelength and color."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRIGHTNESS THRESHOLD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brightness-threshold/ (accessed March 29, 2020).
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