Do you feel anxious in a yellow room? Does the color blue make you feel calm and relaxed? Artists and interior designers have long understood how color can dramatically affect moods, feelings, and emotions.
It is a powerful communication tool and can be used to signal action, influence mood, and cause physiological reactions. Certain colors have been associated with increased blood pressure, increased metabolism, and eyestrain.
Why is color such a powerful force in our lives? What effects can it have on our bodies and minds?
Continue reading to further explore the history of color including how it’s used, the effects it may have, and some of the most recent research on color psychology.