spatial brightness

attribute of a visual perception according to which a luminous environment appears to contain more or less light

Note 1 to entry: Spatial brightness can be perceived while immersed within a space or when a space is observed remotely but fills a large part of the visual field.

Note 2 to entry: Spatial brightness does not necessarily relate to the brightness of any individual objects or surfaces in the environment, but can be influenced by the brightness of these individual items.

Publication date: 2020-12
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