Why Color psychology is important?


“Colour is a power which directly influences the soul”

                                                                                                          -   Wassily Kandinsky.

Different colours can also make your life colourful. Do you know how colour is related with your emotions & mood? The different colours of each wall in the house effect your mind. Actually, when different colours are transmitted from the eye to the brain, the brain releases various neurotransmitters & hormones that can affect your emotions & moods. There are some colours that can increase concentration, produce happiness while some colours cause depression & anxiety. This is known as color psychology. Psychiatrists use colour psychology as a therapy. 

Through this blog, let’s take a look about various types of colours & their physiological effects.


Effects of Red –

On mood (Red color psycology)-

Red colour is a warm colour that can make you feel happy, energized. It’s the colour of passionate love, seduction, violence & danger.

Red colour can produce anger & help to excite the emotions & promotes determination & ambition.( Red color psycology)

On body parts -

Red colour stimulates autonomic nervous system as well as respiration.

Red is responsible for tachycardia & hypertension.

This colour increases person’s appetite by increasing metabolism.

It also enhances sexual arousal by producing sex hormones.


Effects of Blue-

On mood (Blue color psycology)-

Blue is able to make you feel relaxed. It elicits feeling of calmness by producing “happy chemicals” like serotonin & dopamine in our body.

Blue is an intellectual colour. Soft blue can boost your concentration. Actually, blue is colour of mind & substantially soothing.(Blue color psychology)

Blue can also create feelings of aloofness.

On Body parts -

Blue light reduces heart rate & produces bradycardia.


Effects of Yellow -

Yellow stands for freshness, happiness, positivity, optimism & energy. Yellow is the most noticeable by the human eye.

On mood (Yellow color psycology)–

Yellow is correlated with hope, laughter. On the contrary, yellow is also responsible for anger & frustration. Yellow can be anxiety producing. Yellow color mainly used in color psychology marketing.

But yellow helps to create enthusiasm for life & can provide you energy to do any work.

On brain & body parts –

Mainly yellow colour activates the analytical brain. It can easily grab attention.

It can also lead to visual exhaustion.

Yellow can enlarge heart rate.

Effects of green -

Green is the colour of nature & love that symbolizes freshness. It is a positive colour & can evoke powerful emotions. Green has substantial healing power.

On mood (Green color psychology)–

Green has calming effect. It can reduce stress & anxiety. You can feel peace in the middle of the green. 

It also enhances concentration & provides us energy. This colour is very mush suitable for a student because it can improve reading ability.

On Body Parts –

Green is good for eyes because it is soothing to the eyes. It helps to maintain the heart rate & blood pressure.


Effects of Black colour -

Black is the darkest colour that is associated with mystery, aggression & elegance. It is a formal & prestigious colour.

On mood (Black color psychology) -

 Black colour has various effects on mood by controlling the secretion of different neurotransmitters, like it can cause sadness & at the same time it makes the mind excited. It is related with unhappiness.


Effects of White -

White is the colour of peace that can purify your thoughts & actions. White is also considered as “colour of perfection.” 

This is the colour that improves your mood & make you feel happy. White means safety & cleanliness.


We live in the midst of different colours & they have various impact on our mind. One colour keeps you happy & other colour keeps you depressed. Actually, “life is like a rainbow. You need both rain & Sun to make its colours appear.”

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