What can pictorial artifacts teach us about light and lightness?

ZAVAGNO, Daniele, DANEYKO, Olga and SAKURAI, Kenzo (2011). What can pictorial artifacts teach us about light and lightness? Japanese Psychological Research, 53 (4), 448-462.

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Link to published version:: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5884.2011.00488.x

Abstract

The virtual collection of human pictorial artifacts represents a treasure for vision scientists: they are not only a showcase of possible — even if often improbable — visual experiences, but also a showcase of visual indexes and information employed by the visual system to generate our phenomenal world. In this work, we address three possible lessons that can be derived from the study of pictorial artifacts, related to the experiences of light and achromatic surface color. The first addresses the definitions of the words lightness and brightness; the second lesson is about the interactions between light and lightness; the third is about the visual experience of light and how artists managed to represent such experiences.

Item Type: Article
Departments: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities > Psychology, Sociology and Politics
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5884.2011.00488.x
Depositing User: Olga Daneyko
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2018 12:35
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2018 12:35
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/16755

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