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"Birren presents a kaleidoscopic view of color information that has been a source of fascination…" — Color Research and Application "Keeps up with the latest developments in biology and psychology where light and color are involved." — AIA Journal Here is a major work by one of the best-known color authorities in the world. Faber Bitten pioneered in the field of "functional" color, using color properties to promote human welfare psychologically, visually, and physiologically; in this volume he has assembled a wealth of information on the subject. Color and Human Response offers intriguing factual and hypothetical observations on the influences of color in life, supported by historical references and the latest scientific data. Birren explores the biological, visual, emotional, aesthetic, and psychic responses to color — referring both to ancient symbolic uses of color as well as its application in the modern environment. His specifications for color in homes, offices, hospitals, and schools are geared toward relieving modem tensions and anxieties. Complete with drawings, color photographs, and a chapter on the personal meaning of color preferences, Color and Human Response will fascinate anyone concerned with the human environment, including scientists and psychologists. It has become a basic reference for architects, teachers, and interior and industrial designers.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (February 1, 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0471288640
  • ISBN-13: 978-0471288640
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.4 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,013,611 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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23 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Cheyne on August 8, 2000
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This book is an excellent tool for gaining an understanding the broad implications of color's effects on humans. It deals with everything from the scientific to the mystic. It is well organized and easy to understand.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ranko Skansi on August 2, 2013
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This was a great experience, from the professionality of the seller to the content of the book. The book is great for anybody who is interesting in human psychology.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By magenta on June 7, 2012
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As part of broadening and exploring my horizons, this one brought a ray of light.
It is telling us more about us from another new side.
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44 of 87 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 17, 2000
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The last chapter of this book is informative and interesting on why people prefer certain colors. The rest of the book deals with metaphysics and psycho-babble.
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5 of 28 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 17, 2000
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The last chapter of this book is informative and interesting on why people prefer certain colors. This information is helpful to know how to choose colors for interior/exterior decorating, art work, and understanding people. The rest of the book deals with metaphysics and psycho-babble.
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