Home Forum Dictionary Articles Tutorials Books Directory Share your work

Dictionary » N » Negative afterimage

Negative afterimage

Negative afterimage

An afterimage in which the lightness relationship is reversed; if chromatic, it appears in complementary colour.for example a green image that is looked at for a while when gaze is turned to a white sheet of paper it would have a red afterimage. afterimages usually last from about a few seconds to a minute. most nerve cells quickly readjust. ---

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified 18:14, 22 November 2006. This page has been accessed 3,073 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link