MACH BANDS

is an visual phenomena during which there is a visible contrast produced by two or more adjacent rectangular grey images which differ in lightness.

MACH BANDS: "Mach bands are one of the many visual phenomena which occur when two grey images are placed adjacent to each other differing only in lightness."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "MACH BANDS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mach-bands/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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