Influences of illumination conditions on visual psychology

Authors: Liu Zhenzhen,  Huang Xiucheng,  Chen Shaofan,  Ma Guoshu,  Lin Haotian,  Huang Xiangyu

 DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.2095-0160.2019.07.016
Published 2019-07-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2019,37(7): 577-581.

Abstract

The parameters of illumination conditions include duration, illumination intensity, color temperature and so on.Different combinations of these conditions have different effects on human beings at the visual and psychological level and are related to occurrence or prevention of psychological diseases.Extension of illumination time and phase change of circadian rhythm increase the risk of bipolar disorder; changes in daytime, night or all-day illumination intensity have psychological effects, especially exposure to light at night increases risk of depression; in addition, changes in color temperature of light also have psychological effects.This paper reviewed the effects of different illumination conditions on visual psychology.

Key words:

Visual psychology; Illumination duration; Illumination intensity; Color temperature; Circadian rhythm; Bipolar disorder; Depression

Contributor Information

Liu Zhenzhen
State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
Huang Xiucheng
State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
Chen Shaofan
Guangdong Eye-Protection Desk Lamp Engineering Technology Research and Development Center, Guangdong Guangyang Electric Co., Ltd., Zhongshan 528415, China
Ma Guoshu
Guangdong Eye-Protection Desk Lamp Engineering Technology Research and Development Center, Guangdong Guangyang Electric Co., Ltd., Zhongshan 528415, China
Lin Haotian
State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
Huang Xiangyu
Guangdong Eye-Protection Desk Lamp Engineering Technology Research and Development Center, Guangdong Guangyang Electric Co., Ltd., Zhongshan 528415, China
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