SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

Keywords:

  • color vision;
  • color difference;
  • opponency;
  • trichromacy

Abstract

For decades physicists have described the stimuli originating in the retinal cones as the basis of color, and psychologists accepted the perceptions arising in the brain as the fundamental aspect of color vision. It is now universally recognized that both assertions are correct; the distinction is essentially a semantic one. © 1999 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Col Res Appl, 24, 6–9, 1999