colour induction

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The generation of illusory sensations of colour without direct stimulation of the corresponding cones in the retina, by any of a number of different devices. US color induction. See also afterimage, Benham's top, Bidwell's ghost, chromaesthesia, colour assimilation, colour contrast, flight of colours, Land effect, pattern-induced flicker colour, Purkinje image.

Subjects: Psychology.

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