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Environmental colour impact upon human behaviour: a review

Ab Jalil, Nurlelawati and Mohd Yunus, Rodzyah and S. Said, Normahdiah (2012) Environmental colour impact upon human behaviour: a review. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 35. pp. 54-62. ISSN 1877-0428

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This paper analyses 40 previous colour studies selected from various disciplines discussing previous methods and colour effects in order to find its significant impact on humans. It reviews factors such as type of setting, method of assessment, instruments and type of colours. Secondly, it discuss how colours or coloured environment have influence working performances; causing certain behavior; creating negative or positive perception to surroundings and task given; and influencing moods and emotions. Finally, this paper highlights the potential scientific approach in finding colour effects on human behaviour. The paper summarized factors to be included for further steps of current investigation.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5247/8754
Uncontrolled Keywords: colour; colour effect; emotion; physiology responses; perception; human behaviour
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2695 Architectural drawing and design
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Dr. Nurlelawati Ab. Jalil
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2013 10:54
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2016 14:54
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/8754

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