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Design, project, life — infographicjournal: Uniform Advantage Color...

Design, project, life — infographicjournal: Uniform Advantage Color... | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
infographicjournal: “ Uniform Advantage Color Psychology Guide for Nursing Uniforms ” (RT @enricosinatra: Foto: infographicjournal: Uniform Advantage Color Psychology Guide for Nursing Uniforms http://t.co/cYyILZ7LYC)...
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Everyone wants to give meaning to the color of something--here it is nurses uniforms.

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Quotes About Color by Louise Nevelson | Sensational Color

Quotes About Color by Louise Nevelson | Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
The best color quotes by famous artists, designers, writers, color experts and more. Hundreds of inspiring quotes to spark your imagination & spur your creativity.
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An 'Enemy' Like You - Jackson Free Press

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An 'Enemy' Like You
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Villeneuve chooses to color scenes in Adam's apartment in muted, yellow-y tones. Every object ...
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Color Coordinating Is Not Chic, Says Science - Elle

Color Coordinating Is Not Chic, Says Science - Elle | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Color Coordinating Is Not Chic, Says Science Elle (Yes, apparently people study these things.) Researchers at such esteemed institutions as Carnegie Mellon University, University of North Carolina, and Duke University asked 239 people to study...
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. The participants found that the coordinated outfits were too matchy-matchy. (Um, isn't that the idea?) And interestingly, on the other side of the spectrum, they disliked the combinations that clashed, as well.

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You Don't Have To Have Synesthesia To Smell Colors

You Don't Have To Have Synesthesia To Smell Colors | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Smells have certain colors associated with them, even among people without synesthesia, and regardless the culture you belong to.
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Fruity scents smell like the color pink and red, while musty scents smell like the color orange and brown. See what else these research participants shared about the connection between #color and smell.

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We consume a lot of foods and drinks with a color in their names

We consume  a lot of foods and drinks with a color in their names | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
You probably have never thought about it, but we eat a lot of foods with a color in their names. Before you continue reading, see how many foods with a color i
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How many foods with a #color in their names can you list? Not the color of the food but rather a food with the actual color being part of the food's name like blueberry or black-eyed peas. Give it a try

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6 Ways Color Psychology Can Be Used to Design Effective eLearning

6 Ways Color Psychology Can Be Used to Design Effective eLearning | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Here're some ways in which you can use color when designing eLearning courses by taking physiological and psychological effects into consideration.
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One way to utilize the power of visual tools is through the use of color. Colors are powerful psychological triggers that help users learn better by changing their perception and evoking emotions. However, it is also important to remember that excessive use of color leads to cognitive overload and becomes counter-productive. Therefore, it is necessary to find the right balance.

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The Importance of Color Choice in Marketing | Stealth Blog

The Importance of Color Choice in Marketing | Stealth Blog | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
When you understand how someone reacts to color you can solicit a specific response, it’s like copywriting, but for a completely different part of the brain
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Another #color #infographic The Importance of Color Choice in Marketing. When you land on the page, click the image to enlarge enough to read the details.

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Color Your World with Feng Shui | Sensational Color

Color Your World with Feng Shui | Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Feng Shui, the ancient Eastern practice of correct colors & furniture placement shows how elements in your home can bring serenity or heighten energy.
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Feng Shui, the ancient Eastern practice of correct colors & furniture placement shows how elements in your home can bring serenity or heighten energy.

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"BitDome" and "Roy G. Biv 8.2" Offer Interactive Art Experiences - Flagpole Magazine

"BitDome" and "Roy G. Biv 8.2" Offer Interactive Art Experiences - Flagpole Magazine | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
"BitDome" and "Roy G. Biv 8.2" Offer Interactive Art Experiences
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An obvious meaning has to do with a computer bit, which relates to the complex processing that drives the technology behind the experience.
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Participants are invited to select colors off of the eight touch screens lining the wall, which serve as digital palettes. Each touch screen relays the chosen colors to a projected video, allowing participants to collaborate in creating live, geometric color arrangements that constantly change.

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Color Psychology, Part 1: Big Brand Color Strategies - The Branding Spot

Color Psychology, Part 1: Big Brand Color Strategies - The Branding Spot | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Color is powerful. Color is dangerous. Used correctly, color digs deep inside of us, urging us to act, pouncing on our instincts, and releasing our emotions into the wild.
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Origin Of The Word: Yellow - Sensational Color

Origin Of The Word: Yellow - Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Yellow. The word used to describe everything from sunshine to jaundice is one of the oldest color words used in the English language.
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Realbuzz.com :Ten Surprising Things That Make You Snack - Huffington Post UK

Realbuzz.com :Ten Surprising Things That Make You Snack - Huffington Post UK | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Realbuzz.com :Ten Surprising Things That Make You Snack
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Many of us juggle heavy workloads, meaning that stress is a common part of everyday life. ...
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Including the color red!

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Which Colors Do You Smell? - Pacific Standard

Which Colors Do You Smell? - Pacific Standard | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Which Colors Do You Smell?
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A group of international researchers, led by Carmel A.
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Using a 36-color palette and armed with 14 “odor pens,” researchers asked around 20 people in each cultural group to rate which colors were most and least congruent with each smell. Nobody told the participants the name of each smell—they simply sniffed and selected colors. The results confirm previous findings that color-odor connections are fairly stable within a culture. Notably, they show that these connections differ across cultures.

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Retail Report: The Psychology of Retail - Home Accents Today

Retail Report: The Psychology of Retail - Home Accents Today | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Home Accents Today Retail Report: The Psychology of Retail Home Accents Today RETAIL PSYCHOLOGY HAS many components – from advertising methods, pricing tactics and strategies that encourage browsing, to product placement, sales dialogue and the...
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Retail psychology has many components including the #colors used in store. Home Accents Today Retail Report explores using visual merchandising to attract and engage.

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Should Women Wear Red to Work? - PayScale Career News

Should Women Wear Red to Work? - PayScale Career News | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Should Women Wear Red to Work?
PayScale Career News
Color psychology has garnered much interest in the recent past.
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Targeted digital video ads deliver preferred car colors - Automotive News

Targeted digital video ads deliver preferred car colors - Automotive News | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Targeted digital video ads deliver preferred car colors
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Eyeview creates its videos with vast compliancy in mind, meaning they're able to run on any device, whether it's a tablet, smartphone, connected TV or computer.
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Eyeview is betting that its color-morphing capabilities will trigger an emotional reaction from consumers who spent time researching a vehicle and likely visualized themselves in it.

 

And research shows that vehicle color is a crucial part of the shopping experience. Cobalt, a provider of dealer Web sites and digital services, studied in-market shoppers and found that each one considered color a top priority.

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This Just May Be The New Black

This Just May Be The New Black | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
It may not get any darker than this.

Scientists at Surrey Nanosystems, a nanotechnology company in the U.K., have developed a new material -- dubbed "Vantablack" -- that just may be the world's darkest material yet. After all, the materi...
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VantaBlack May Be The World's Darkest Material Yet. It absorbs 99.96 percent of light sent its way. Now that's black! ‪#‎color‬

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Quotes About Color by John Ruskin | Sensational Color

Quotes About Color by John Ruskin | Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Share the best color quotes by famous artists, designers, writers, color experts and more. Hundreds of inspiring quotes to spark your imagination and spur your creativity.
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Why our brains love the ocean: Science explains what draws humans to the sea - Salon

Why our brains love the ocean: Science explains what draws humans to the sea - Salon | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
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Why our brains love the ocean: Science explains what draws humans to the sea
Salon
It is inspired by water and elements associated with water, from the color blue to the words we use to describe the sensations associated with immersion.
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Blue Mind, a mildly meditative state characterized by calm, peacefulness, unity, and a sense of general happiness and satisfaction with life in the moment. 

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Quotes About Color by Frank Sinatra | Sensational Color

Quotes About Color by Frank Sinatra | Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
The best color quotes by famous artists, designers, writers, color experts and more. Hundreds of inspiring quotes to spark your imagination and spur your creativity.
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Kori Jock's undies business creates a party in your pants - south west michigan

Kori Jock's undies business creates a party in your pants - south west michigan | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
south west michigan Kori Jock's undies business creates a party in your pants south west michigan Blend a sassy style with lots of cheekiness, and deeply rooted personal values, especially environmental sustainability, and you have the high-energy...
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Blend a sassy style with lots of cheekiness, and great #color, and you La Vie en Orange, which turns T-shirts into hand-made underwear designed to make you happy. Can you say that about the undies you're wearing today? 

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5 Surprising Things That Keep You Calm (Even If You Don't Know It) - Huffington Post

5 Surprising Things That Keep You Calm (Even If You Don't Know It) - Huffington Post | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
5 Surprising Things That Keep You Calm (Even If You Don't Know It)
Huffington Post
If you're a little overwhelmed or high-strung, try visualizing (or surrounding yourself with) the color blue.
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Should we tell The Huffington Post that #4 is not a surprise? (at least not to us!)

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The Strange Social Science of the Color Red - TIME

The Strange Social Science of the Color Red - TIME | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
New York Magazine The Strange Social Science of the Color Red TIME And now scientists add to the scarlet sex literature with this piece of data, which we reported on earlier, in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin – turns out it's not...
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Time magazine's take on The Strange Social Science of the Color Red 

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What Color Says About You

What Color Says About You | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
The meaning behind the use of certain hues. (What's the meaning of your #color choices? Why'd you choose that favorite color?
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Blue Is The Warmer Color - Asian Scientist Magazine

Blue Is The Warmer Color - Asian Scientist Magazine | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Asian Scientist Magazine
Blue Is The Warmer Color
Asian Scientist Magazine
In the present study, Dr.
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Most studies have focused on the indirect association between colors and temperature, without involving direct temperature sensing through contact. In this study Dr. Ho Hsin-Ni from NTT Communication Science Laboratories and colleagues from Osaka University studied whether the color of an object would affect the temperature perceived by the hand.

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