Example Student Research
Color Psychology Paper
How does color affect one’s mood?
Review of Literature:
Colors may just seem simple and unimportant, but they affect our daily lives
more than we may know. If someone is feeling angry, it could just be because
they’re angry, or it could be
perhaps that they are surrounded by or looking at the color red. That’s right! People’s
moods can change just because they are looking at different colors! There are many
theories on how just a simple color can change one’s whole mood.
According to Johnson (2007), color does affect mood by producing certain
chemicals and stimulating different feelings such as hunger. For example, blue can
make one feel calm because it releases calming chemicals, and red can make one
hungry because it is an appetite stimulant. Yellow can make one feel irritated, and
it is a fact that people lose their temper most in yellow rooms. However, pink is
tranquilizing and can make one feel weak. In concl