Psychological research has found that specific colors can have significant effects on the ways a person’s brain and body function. The Onion takes a deep dive into how different colors can affect your mood, actions, and more.


Light Green:

Fills you with a sense of creative potential that might actually mean something in someone more talented.

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Orange:

A great color to get you in the mood for red.


Yellow:

Favored by boring people.


Purple:

Has an eggplant-esque effect on the subject.


Red:

Gives you the uncontrollable urge to charge forward blindly and destroy the source of the disgusting color with your powerful hooves and horns.

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Electric Ruby by Sephora:

Proven to drive men wild.


Green:

Means “go.”


Chartreuse:

Scientists believe this color is nature’s way of politely suggesting that you might be more comfortable in a—how shall we say—less exclusive establishment.

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Turquoise:

Triggers homosexuality.


Dark Blue:

Believed to be calming by privileged assholes who haven’t had run-ins with cops.

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