Some Common Color Fallacies
Our perception of color is affected by adjacent colors: a patch of orange surrounded by red looks yellow; orange surrounded by yellow looks red. Color perception is also affected by the nature of the illumination, by more distant colors in the field of view, and by colors recently seen.
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