If you’re looking to boost productivity in your workplace, think of the paint you’re splashing on the walls. Yes, color can profoundly affect your behavior, according to color psychologist Angela Wright, author of The Beginner’s Guide to Colour Psychology.
And it all starts with the four psychological primaries: blue (mind), yellow (emotions), red (body) and green (balance). By combining these colors, you can control your demeanor and attitude, according to Angela’s research. But she quickly points out it is not a color itself that affects behavior.
“What defines whether a color is stimulating or soothing is not the color, it’s the intensity,” she says. “A strong bright color will stimulate, and a color with low saturation will soothe.”
What’s more, says Angela, when you combine more than one color, you get the effects of both of them.
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