Overview

contour


'contour' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Psychology

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A visual line, edge, or border outlining a part of the visual field, usually determined by abrupt lightness, colour, or texture gradients but sometimes induced as a subjective or illusory contour without any corresponding retinal image gradient. See also Ehrenstein's brightness illusion, illusory contour, Kanizsa triangle, zero-crossing.

Subjects: Psychology.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.