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Colour vision: Is colour constancy real?

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Anya Hurlbert


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Colour constancy is typically weaker in the laboratory than it seems in our everyday experience. New measurements using real-world stimuli show that colour constancy is in fact almost perfect, and that several different perceptual mechanisms contribute to achieving it.

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Author(s): Hurlbert A

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Current Biology

Year: 1999

Volume: 9

Issue: 15

Pages: R558-R561

Print publication date: 12/08/1999

ISSN (print): 0960-9822

ISSN (electronic): 1879-0445

Publisher: Cell Press


DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(99)80354-6

PubMed id: 10469555


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