colour constancy

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Noun1.colour constancy - the tendency for a color to look the same under widely different viewing conditions
perceptual constancy, constancy - (psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation
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University of Birmingham psychology professor Andrew Schofield explained the natural phenomenon of "colour constancy" was the most likely cause of the confusion.
Colour constancy is the ability to perceive the colours of observed objects invariant with respect to the colours of the scenes' illuminants [1].
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