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Psychological and Physiological Effects of Color in Offices - research summary

Authors Küller, R., Mikellides, B., Janssens, J., InformeDesign University of Minnesota
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Previous research has indicated that interior colors have psychological and physiological effects on individuals. However, most of these studies employed color chips, slides, or colored light to study the impact of color. Implications derived from studies employing full-scale painted or decorated rooms may be more applicable.

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Authors: Rikard Küller, Environmental Psychology Unit, School of Architecture and Built Environment, Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden; Byron Mikellides, Environmental Psychology Unit, School of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom; and Jan Janssens, Environmental Psychology Unit, School of Architecture and Built Environment, Lund Institute of Technology

Article Title: Color, Arousal, and Performance - A Comparison of Three Experiments
Publication: Color Research and Application
Publication Volume: 34
Issue: 2
Pages: 141-152
Date of Publication: 2009


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