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The perception of color from motion

  • Author(s): Cicerone, CM
  • Hoffman, DD
  • Gowdy, PD
  • Kim, JS
  • et al.
Abstract

We introduce and explore a color phenomenon which requires the prior perception of motion to produce a spread of color over a region defined by motion. We call this motion-induced spread of color dynamic color spreading. The perception of dynamic color spreading is yoked to the perception of apparent motion: As the ratings of perceived motion increase, the ratings of color spreading increase. The effect is most pronounced if the region defined by motion is near 1° of visual angle. As the luminance © 1995 Psychonomic Society, Inc.

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