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chromatic adaptation

Postby ericap » Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:13 pm

I am having trouble finding out what a good real life application of this experiment would be.
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Project Question: The chromatic adaptation project, "Now you see it, now you don't." Does the effect last longer if you adapt for longer periods of time?
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Re: chromatic adaptation

Postby sarahlaugtug » Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:56 pm

Hello ericap,
Thank you for your question and I am happy to see you using this website :D

Is this the project you are doing? Or is it a different one?
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p008.shtml
Read the BACKGROUND information section to find out more about this, and also:
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/eyecol.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_illusion

First off, make sure you know what chromatic adaption is. "Chroma" meaning color and adaptation, meaning adjustment to a change. In what situations is chromatic adaption used? Why is it important? What if we weren't able to adapt? After you read more about this, what other questions do you have?
Have fun and come back as often as you need to.
Always remain curious,
Sarah
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Re: chromatic adaptation

Postby ericap » Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:27 pm

Hello and thank you so much. Your reply was very helpful and I am continuing to learn about this.
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Project Status: I am conducting my research


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