SNOW BLINDNESS By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a distortion of vision that is caused by extreme intensities of white light and brightness. All objects can appear to look red or you have a temporary loss of vision. SNOW BLINDNESS: "Joe suffered snow blindness and could not see for a short time." Related Psychology Terms BLINDNESS BRIGHTNESS PERCEPTION BRIGHTNESS DISCRIMINATION BLOCH'S LAW BRIGHTNESS PERCEPTION GLARE BRIGHTNESS THRESHOLD BRILLIANCE FLEXITIME, FLICKER DISCRIMINATION PHOTOPIC VISION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SNOW BLINDNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/snow-blindness/ (accessed March 2, 2021).