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  • The Importance Of Color On Color

    Color has been around us and even exists in educational setting. Previous studies show the debilitating effect of red on challenging mental tasks (e.g., IQ Test). Here, we hypothesized that perceiving red—a harsh color, will result in lower test scores. There were 32 university students (12 men, 20 women) in the present work. They were randomly assigned to red, blue, and white test papers. Results showed a higher group means from the red test paper condition. This discrepancy is likely due to small sample size and habituation to the color stimuli over time. Comparison to other modes of test administration (i.e., computers) and implications to applied research were discussed for future directions. The ubiquity of color affects our lives and perceptual experiences (Elliot, Moller, Friedman, Maier, & Meinhardt, 2007). People’s interactions with color modify actions, mood, and behaviour (e.g., reaction to warning signs, traffic lights). Also, it carries a context specific meaning varying with achievement-relevant and romance-related context (Meier, D’Agostino, Elliot, Maier, & Wilkowski, 2012). Cues from the…

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  • Explanations Of Color As A Physical Color

    Explanations of color that involve anthropocentric kinds make the basic assumption that different objects which appear to be the same color to normal human observers in standard viewing conditions are the same color. C.L. Hardin, author of “Color Qualities and the Physical World,” takes issue with this view because he calls into question if such “normal” observers, under “standard” conditions even exist. Hardin argues that there is no such thing as a normal observer, pointing out that simply…

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  • The Importance Of Colors

    There are over 1,000 different colors in the world, but humans can only name so many. There are around ten colors in our world that every human can name and are at the center of our everyday life. These are the colors that dominate all the other colors in a supreme fashion. Colors like red and blue which we see just about everyday our always in the back of our minds, Humanity has come to naturally associate these colors with objects to the point where some people can hear a word and immediately…

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  • Color Gamut And Color Reflection

    Introduction In color reproduction, gamut or the color gamut is a certain complete subset of colors, which can be accurately represented in a given circumstance such as given color space [1]. In another words gamut literally means the total range of possibilities that can be accomplished from red, green and blue (RGB) for a particular device [2]. If certain color cannot be reproduced accurately there is a way how to calculate the color difference by adequately describing the color by numerical…

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  • The Importance Of Color

    Color is present in every aspect of life in the way we view objects, admire people and imagine while we are dreaming. They enhance the perceptual experience that a human has with the world to such an extent that a world without color would be vague. Colors influence how we behave and interpret the world an example of this would be, how we correlate green with continuation and red with termination due to the traffic lights we encounter on an everyday basis. As we are exposed repeatedly to these…

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  • Color Symbolism

    Colors often give a certain richness and vitality to the world around us and onlookers see them to represent more than their appearance. For example, when you see the color blue you think of sadness and, similarly, red is seen as anger or rage. In the jazz age novel, The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald, color symbolism is very apparent and the associations with them are seen as well. Told through the eyes of Nick Carraway, the novel is about a successful, newly rich, man by the name of Jay…

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  • Color Criticism And Differences: The Microstate Theory Of Color

    Color skepticism is the belief that nothing truly possesses colors, since they are merely appearances to the perceiver. Although this is a sole belief on its own, there are many ways in which people have attempted to prove its validity. Some points of view include considering the scientific process behind the perception of color, while others, through a scientific lens, concentrate on what color really is, including its potential properties. However, I believe that the theory that is the most…

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  • Reflective Essay On Color

    session. Children showcase the world in vibrant ways that we, adults, take for granted as life rolls by. Their indulgence in colors inspired me to write this blog and share my own dalliance with colors. Just like my daughters, colors have…

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  • The Importance Of Color In Architecture

    those arts which is color I think what characterize the architecture are the compact components with each other and the make up of the architectural layout and the physical structure , Starting from the surface of the components of texture and color and the end of its components in the form of mass and vacuum. We will illustrate the physical structure of the work of the architect of during one of the elements of this structure, namely color. Color has its latent strength and apparent ability…

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  • The Importance Of Color In Photography

    perception of color as related to photography. There are many studies on the way that race, gender, age, environment, and society can alter the way in which people perceive colors in our world. However, few have studied this concept related to photographs. Color is an illusion, a trick based entirely on the way in which light encounters and enters into one’s eyes. Therefore, color is not an actual “truth”, lighting is the “truth” behind color. However, we classify our world into color categories…

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