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ERIC Number: EJ152205
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Perceived Lightness Depends on Perceived Spatial Arrangement
Gilchrist, Alan L.
Science, 195, 4274, 185-187, Jan 77
Shows that the perceived shade of gray depends on the luminance relationship between surfaces perceived to be in the same plane and not between surfaces that are merely adjacent in the retinal image. This implies that lateral inhibition cannot explain lightness constancy. (MLH)
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