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Colors and Mood: How the Colors You Wear Affect You

How does color affect us? … The psychological association of a color is often more meaningful than the visual experience. Colors act upon the body as well as the mind. Red has been shown to stimulate the senses and raise the blood pressure, while blue has the opposite effect and calms the mind.

However, experts have found that the clothes we wear actually affect our mood. … Researchers have also found that women attach emotions to their clothes and only wear the ones that make them feel good.

Warm colors like red, yellow and orange can produce feelings of warmth or aggressiveness, while cool colors like green and blue can be calming or depressing.

Color Psychology
  • Blue. Blue is calming and cool. …
  • Yellow. Yellow represents happiness, optimism, inspiration, and summer.

The good news is that research into the impact of clothes on behavior now suggests that there may actually be a grain of truth in these sayings. Science says that the clothes we wear affect our behavior, attitudes, personality, mood, confidence, and even the way we interact with others. This is “Enclothed Cognition“.

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