Purkinje shift


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Purkin′je shift`


n.
the changes in perception of the relative lightness and darkness of different colors as illumination changes from daylight to twilight.
[1970–75; see Purkinje fiber]
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Based on an analysis of the existing literature on space perception and our research results, we have identified the following optical factors: effect of chromatic stereoscopy, aerial (atmospheric) perspective, Tyndall effect, additive colour mixing, simultaneous contrast, effect of colour irradiation, glare, Purkinje shift, Aubert phenomenon.
Regarding the daytime, the Purkinje shift is worth mentioining.