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Bezold-Brücke hue shift and nonlinearity in opponent-color process.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6534013     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dependence of the red-green and yellow-blue opponent-color responses on stimulus intensity was examined. First, each of four chromatic responses was measured as a function of illuminance by using a hue cancellation procedure. The cancellation redness and greenness increased proportionally with illuminance, but the cancellation yellowness and blueness did not. Second, the relative growth rate with illuminance between the two opponent-color systems was determined by using a technique of the estimation of hue ratio. The result gave a support to the view that the Bezold-Brücke hue shift is contributed mainly by the opponent-colors neural interactive process. It was suggested that the nonlinear transduction of the yellow-blue system, producing the hue shift, might have a close relation to the change with stimulus intensity in the relative sensitivity of the short-wavelength cone mechanism to the long- and middle-wavelength cone mechanisms.
Y Ejima; S Takahashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vision research     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0042-6989     ISO Abbreviation:  Vision Res.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-06-18     Completed Date:  1985-06-18     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417402     Medline TA:  Vision Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1897-904     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Color Perception / physiology*

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