Rod-Cone Interactions: Different Color Sensations from Identical Stimuli

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Science  16 Jun 1972:
Vol. 176, Issue 4040, pp. 1255-1257
DOI: 10.1126/science.176.4040.1255


Different color sensations were generated by two areas in a complex scene, even though both areas sent to the eye the same 656-nanometer radiance that excited the long-wave cones and excited only the rods.