Red

Danger

 

This color heightens our physical reactions. Seeing it causes people to react faster according to a study in the journal Emotion. We react to red because it is an ingrained signal of danger. Most people aren’t aware of the reaction and it doesn’t last long.

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Red

 

Among the Aztecs, this pigmented paint was regarded as more valuable than gold.

It  is soothing for chickens. It helps them to calm down, sleep better, and avoid cannibalism and pecking problems.

Infants as young as 2 weeks of age can already distinguish this color.

It doesn’t make bulls angry, they are color blind, also means “Beautiful” in Russian.

The red stripes on the United States Flag stand for courage. It is the most popular color used on flags in the world.

It is one of the top two favorite colors for people.

Fashion experts usually recommend at least a touch of the color when dressing for a job interview or any other important meeting, it denotes power, and leadership. In home decorating it is rarely used as a base color but often as an accent. One wall of a room may be painted red to create a feature wall that draws attention.

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