DIMMING EFFECT By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. effect of bright light with fainter lights evident. 2. The increase in brightness of an image coming from dimming the background. DIMMING EFFECT: "The dimming effect broght the imag into a brighter contrast." Related Psychology Terms BRIGHTNESS THRESHOLD BRIGHTNESS PERCEPTION BRIGHTNESS DISCRIMINATION BRIGHTNESS PERCEPTION FLUTTERING HEARTS BRILLIANCE FLEXITIME, FLICKER DISCRIMINATION PUPILLARY REFLEX PULFRICH EFFECT LUMINOSITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DIMMING EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dimming-effect/ (accessed January 23, 2021).