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The Color Effect on Expressive Perception
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The Color Effect on Expressive Perception
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This study is to explore the effect of figure and color informations on assessing expressed emotions in drawings. A pilot study was conducted to explore emotional responses to achromatic drawing stimuli. The main experiment explored emotional responses to chromatic drawing stimuli. Each experiment has a number of 50, 56 participants separately, and responses included joy, depression, and anger according to appraisal-potency-activity dimensions. As results, achromatic drawing stimuli with their texture and rhythm produced specific emotions in high rates. Moreover, response rates of specific emotions were lower when colors added, or emotional responses were changed with colors. The significance of this study can be found in the fact that it dealt with colors combined with shape, unlike the previous studies, and that the experiments were conducted under more controlled conditions in terms of stimulus presentation and response management.
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