Hering image

He·​ring image | \ ˈhā|riŋ-, ˈhe| \

Definition of Hering image

: a first positive afterimage in a succession of visual afterimages resulting from a brief light stimulus and appearing in the same hue as the original sensation

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History and Etymology for Hering image

after Ewald Hering †1918 German physiologist and psychologist

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“Hering image.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hering%20image. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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