The Psychology of Color-208 words Red- Increases the pulse rate, breathing and blood pressure. Because infants and children respond well to red, it's a good color for preschools and child care facilities.
Yellow- Yellow can have some negative effects: babies tend to cry more often and longer in yellow rooms. In convalescent homes it can have an affect on minor motor movements.
Blue- Blue causes the brain to send off eleven chemical tranquilizers; it is a wonderful, calming color. However, psychologists advise against using blue where food is served.
Pink- Pink is a good color to use in beauty salons or spas, because it makes us feel prosperous and a little pampered. Pink has also been used effectively in some jail holding cells, because it tends to calm prisoners.
Orchid- Never use this color in elevators, escalators, boats or airplanes, as it tends to be a color that facilitates nausea.
Green- Mother Nature's color. It tones down a sunny room, and calms us in a waiting room.
Peaches and Corals- These colors do wonders for our complexions, and are best used in dress shops, salons and spas.
Gray- The best color for an office as it promotes productivity and stimulates creativity.
Black- Produces a feeling of solidarity and normality.