successive contrastmedical dictionary

The visual effect caused by viewing a brightly coloured object and then a gray surface; the latter appears tinged with the complementary colour of the object. Viewing a surface coloured in the complementary colour of the object rather than in gray enhances the colour intensity of the surface.

(05 Mar 2000)

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