Effects of saturation and contrast polarity on the figure-ground organization of color on grey

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Birgitta eDresp; Adam eReeves;
  • Publisher: Frontiers
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 5 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01136/full, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01136, pmc: PMC4187611
  • Subject: colorimetry | achromatic contrast discrimination | Psychology | BF1-990 | Original Research Article | color perception | [ SDV.NEU.SC ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Cognitive Sciences | depth perception | luminance contrast sensitivity | [SDV.NEU.SC]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Cognitive Sciences
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International audience; Poorly saturated colors are closer to a pure grey than strongly saturated ones and, therefore, appear less " colorful ". Color saturation is effectively manipulated in the visual arts for balancing conflicting sensations and moods and for inducin... View more
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