Hering image

noun

He·​ring image
ˈhā|riŋ-,
ˈhe|
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 21 Jun. 2024.

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