Got a favorite color?
Mine’s purple. Could you tell? 😉
Your favorite color has a lot to say about you. Check out this infographic from CollegeMatchup.net. Does it ring true for you?
What Does Your Favorite Color Say About You?
Does your color explain your nature? Check these insights from Psychology Today.
You strive for power and control in life, but are often artistic and intuitive and do not share things well with others.
You are organized and very independent, and you rely on logic to solve every problem.
You are cool and composed and a very reliable person who tends to conform to keep the peace.
You have drive and determination, and you prefer action and risk-taking behaviors. Your biggest need is for physical fulfillment and fitness.
You are a perfectionist who requires emotional security in life, and you are a good humanitarian who helps others in need.
All you want in life is unconditional love and to be accepted for who you are by your peers.
You love to be with people and socialize with them, as you want to be accepted and respected as a part of a group.
You want to find inner peace and absolute truth, and you always make an effort to think of others and their needs.
You are loyal and very frank with others, and you consider your reputation a very important part of your life.
You enjoy learning and sharing knowledge with others, and you feel a need to always express your individuality.
You are a great friend, and you value a stable and simple life over material things.
Color Preference by Gender
Color insights from Live Science.
Blue: Male 42%, Female 29%
Green: Male 25%, Female 19%
Purple: Male 12%, Female 27%
Red: Male 8%, Female 9%
Yellow: Male 5%, Female 6%
Orange: Male 7%, Female 3%
Pink: Male 1%, Female 7%
It’s surprising to me that purple is cited as the third most-liked color for both males and females. But they didn’t include brown, white, gray and black in this study. I’m guessing a lot of men prefer those neutrals over purple!
5 Fascinating Color Facts
Here are some random facts about color that might surprise you! From UCreative.
40% of people worldwide say their favorite color is blue, by far the most popular color.
Red is the first color a baby sees, at around 2 weeks of age.
Pink is the most calming color, and is used in some prisons and mental health institutions to calm worked-up prisoners and patients.
White is considered the safest color for a car. I’ve seen studies on this – it’s the color that’s most visible both day and night.
Red and yellow together are the most appetizing colors. That’s why they’re used in a lot of fast food signs.
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I’ve posted numerous color personality infographics. I may be a bit obsessed with color 😉
The first one below is more personal. The others relate to business branding and marketing. Check them out!
So, what does your favorite color say about you? Let me know in a comment if the hue fits!