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Color Psychology and Color Therapy

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Hardcover classic of my youth by the pioneer in the psychology of color.
Paperback, 302 pages
Published November 1st 1978 by Citadel
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Tigg
Jan 05, 2008 rated it did not like it
Shelves: have-read
I was expecting something slightly different. I ejoyed the chapters dealing with early applications of colour by the early scientists and mystics. Birren was objective and it was interesting.

For the rest of the book, I was expecting more of a sceientic perspective on the ideas that the mystics laid down but what I found was that the book was more about 'how we see' with ocular vision and seemed to me to be always leading up to his own particular baby of his achievements in colour coding the ind
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Araminta Matthews
Jun 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book is clearly dated science, but much of the science it purports has not changed dramatically. Some of the experiments were particularly interesting (such as the apparent electromagnetic effect of color on blindfolded humans whose arms are drawn closer or further apart depending on which side of the color spectrum is the color placed in front of them). One note toward the end I found laughable was the scientific study Birren references that the sex of an offspring can be affected well int ...more
Carol
Jan 29, 2017 rated it liked it
Very inclusive and thorough. I read it as research for my novel. Chapters 7 (Growth of Plants), 11 (emotional reactions), and 20 (prescriptions of color) were informative.
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