The Perception of Color. Basic Principles of Color Perception. Color is not a physical property but a psychophysical property “There is no red in a 700 nm light, just as there is no pain in the hooves of a kicking horse.” Steven Shevell (2003) Most of the light we see is reflected
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Steven Shevell (2003)
1. Detection: Wavelengths of light must be detected in the first place
2. Discrimination: We must be able to tell the difference between one wavelength (or mixture of wavelengths) and another
3. Appearance: We want to assign perceived colors to lights and surfaces in the world and have those perceived colors be stable over time, regardless of different lighting conditions