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Color Perception MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Color Perception
Tree Number(s)
F02.463.593.932.217
Unique ID
D003118
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003118
Annotation
do not confuse with COLOR VISION
Scope Note
Mental processing of chromatic signals (COLOR VISION) from the eye by the VISUAL CORTEX where they are converted into symbolic representations. Color perception involves numerous neurons, and is influenced not only by the distribution of wavelengths from the viewed object, but also by its background color and brightness contrast at its boundary.
NLM Classification #
WW 150
See Also
Color Vision
Color Vision Defects
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Color Perception Preferred
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