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Two temporal phases, brightness-dependent and -independent, in the chromatic response elicited by a briefly-flashed monochromatic light: a preliminary report.
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PMID:  4071993     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The strength of chromatic response elicited by a briefly-flashed monochromatic light, which varied in its exposure duration, was measured with the "transient cancellation method" in Experiment 1. It was found that the chromatic response of a test color depended on brightness of the test field, up to the exposures of 100-200 msec. But it began to decrease, independent of brightness of the field, at the longer durations. The above results were confirmed by Experiment 2, in which the perceived saturation of a colored light was estimated with the two alternative forced choice method. Those results were tentatively interpreted as indicating the two kinds of chromatic responses presumably originating at the different stages in the visual system. Some other psychophysical dada on color vision were briefly referred to in relation to the present results.
M Mitsuboshi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vision research     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0042-6989     ISO Abbreviation:  Vision Res.     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-03     Completed Date:  1986-01-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417402     Medline TA:  Vision Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1137-45     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Color Perception / physiology*
Photic Stimulation
Time Factors

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