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Colour preference may be part of our evolutionary design. Colour preferences guide us toward positive things for our general health and well-being and away from negative things.
Choosing a colour we like for our loveseat helps us thrive while avoiding colours that cause us to fail. We have a learning mechanism to learn associations between colours and objects or concepts and then use them to inform our judgments about colours.
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A person may have positive or negative feelings about certain colours because of their experience with objects of those colours over time.
Young girls tend to like pink and purple colours because they are often exposed to clothes, toys and television shows they enjoy that use those colours...
Through a series of lab studies between 2010 and 2017, assistant professor Karen Schloss and her collaborator, Stephen Palmer PhD hypothesized the Ecological Valence Theory (EVT), which they describe as people that "like/dislike a given colour to the degree that they like/dislike all of the o...
Historically, it has been difficult to empirically explain why we like certain colours.
It is still difficult to explain why people like some colors more than others. Here are some theories that may help us understand why we have favorites.
To explore EVT, Schloss and Palmer conducted a series of studies. Participants ranked colour preferences, what colours reminded them of particular objects, and if those objects represented positive or negative things.
This resulted in Weighted Affected Valence Estimates (WAVE). They found...
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