The Stiles-Crawford effect of the second kind (SCII): a review.

  title={The Stiles-Crawford effect of the second kind (SCII): a review.},
  author={Mathew B. Alpern},
  volume={15 6},
The background which led Stiles to the discovery that the color of a monochromatic ray of light varied with its angle of incidence on the retina, and the developments in the subject since 1937 when this discovery was reported are summarized. Stiles's original measurements of the 'hue shift' did not successfully quantify SCII in every part of the spectrum, since it provided only two degrees of freedom while the color changes sometimes require three. Nevertheless, they were the paradigm for most… CONTINUE READING