CONTRAST ILLUSION

a group of optical illusions wherein the level of a stimulant's attribute, like the brightness or size seen, is impacted by the existence of other stimulants which vary with regard to the same attribute.

CONTRAST ILLUSION: "Contrast illusions are often difficult for the naked eye to decipher correctly without taking any measurements or comparing the illusions to outside materials."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONTRAST ILLUSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/contrast-illusion/ (accessed February 12, 2020).
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