Essay On Color Psychology

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Colors may seem simple and insignificant, but they affect our lives more than we may think. They make an impact on the things people buy, the clothes they wear, the way they decorate their environments, and the way they make decisions. Colors also can affect our depth perception, taste of foods, and feelings. They enhance the world around us, making it more intriguing, exhilarating, and sensational. Though they seem frivolous, colors help, as well as damage, our achievements in life. Some of the first colors ever created to produce art were made about 40,000 years ago out of dirt, animal fat, burnt charcoal, and crushed chalk. People used the pigments to draw their victories from hunting on cave walls or to tell their stories, usually to give a warning or a sign of hope. As the human race developed, artists learned how to create more vibrant and popping colors, leading to the many beautiful art pieces made in…show more content…
Color’s definition is “ the property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way the object reflects or emits light.” Color psychology is the study of a person’s behavior when they see a certain color or hue. Color psychology experiments have shown that individual colors can have a repercussion on performances, causing people to choose certain colors for a room so that it reflects the mood the person is trying to set. Not all colors have the same effect on each person. For example, if someone feels calm when they are are around water, such as a pool, hot tub, the ocean or a lake, they would paint a room blue. Depending on what type of water source they prefer, it would be a different shade of blue. If they want an airy, light feel, they may paint the room light blue rather than dark blue. But if someone prefers to be outside reading in a tree, the room may be a soft yellow, or gentle green. This is what makes the world so
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