flicker colours

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  • pattern-induced flicker colours —    see Benham s top …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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  • Benham's top —    Also known as Benham s disk, Benham s wheel, and artificial spectrum top. The eponym Benham s top refers to the British amateur scientist and toymaker Charles Edwin Benham (18601929), who in 1894 published an account in Nature describing a… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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