Psychological Impacts of Color on Health and Wellness

Rubics Cube and Psychological Impacts of Color on Health and Wellness by Honey Yanibel Minaya Cruz on Unsplash

Colorful Cups of Mouthwash

Businesses and book cover designers consider how color can accentuate the message and how a book or business is perceived. Even dentists are getting into the study of color and how color affects people under stress. Researchers found that,

Red Pain, Blue Comfort

Pain and comfortable movement are often associated with different colors, which begs the question of whether visualizing the colors associated with comfortable movement and great function would change the perception of pain or make the person more comfortable. In a study on Fibromyalgia, a disorder characterized by chronic physical pain, medical professionals revealed,

Color Therapy Green, Red, Yellow, Blue, Red, Violet, Purple, White, Black by Paul Blenkhorn @SensoryArtHouse on Unsplash

Healthy Green Smiley Faces

Food packagers are always looking for ways to increase impulse buying and increase the shelf space a store allots to their products. Do the color of the label affect whether you think a particular bag or box of food is healthy or not? Which is healthier green, red or white?

Familiar Colors

We expect stop signs to be red and corn to be yellow. It is easier for our brains and eyes to find things if they are the color we expect. This is what color experts experimented with,

Brainy Colors

Does the color of your bedroom influence you blood pressure? Did you choose the particular color of your bedroom or is it the same color the previous owners painted? Light and color have been shown to have substantial physical, psychological and sociological effects on humans. Researchers noted difference in physiological signs and symptoms depending on the color of the room.



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Kimberly Burnham

Kimberly Burnham

Writer, Poet, Ekphrastic Writer-in-Residence, Nerve Whisperer, Brain Health Coach, Author of The Traveling Brain: Illuminating Peace Poetry in 5000 Languages.