InforGraph ~ Psychology of Color.
In various cultures colors often have different connotations. Here in today’s Western societies the meanings of various colors in general are:-
Black ~ is the color of authority and power.
White ~ symbolizes innocence and purity.
Red ~ is the most emotionally intense color stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing.
Blue ~ is the opposite of red creating a peaceful calm reaction.
Green ~ symbolizes nature, calming and refreshing.
Yellow ~ is an attention getter, enhances concentration.
Purple ~ color of royalty, wealth and sophistication.
Brown ~ color of earth, reliable and abundant.
The U.S. flag’s colors have meaning as well, Red represents valor and hardiness, while blue signifies justice, perseverance, and vigilance. The stars represent the heavens and all the good that people strive for, while the stripes emulate the sun's rays.
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