Can Pink Really Pacify?

dc.contributor.author Irish, Julie Elaine
dc.contributor.author Irish, Julie Elaine
dc.contributor.department Interior Design
dc.date 2019-01-10T05:16:35.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T04:46:02Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T04:46:02Z
dc.date.copyright Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2018
dc.date.issued 2018-09-27
dc.description.abstract <p><a href="http://home.design.iastate.edu/FACULTY/jenirish.php">As an interior designer</a>, I’ve long been interested in how different colors can affect our mood and behavior.</p> <p>For example, if you’ve recently been to a fast food restaurant, you might notice that there’s a lot of red – <a href="https://cdinduluth.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/d1fe1-burger-king_image-2.jpg?w=648">red chairs</a> and <a href="http://a57.foxnews.com/images.foxnews.com/content/fox-news/food-drink/2017/06/15/wendys-in-epic-ongoing-sign-war-with-rival-across-street/_jcr_content/par/featured_image/media-0.img.jpg/876/493/1497468826427.jpg?ve=1&tl=1">red signs</a>, <a href="https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g56133-d3366459-Reviews-In_N_Out_Burger-Lancaster_Texas.html">red trays</a> and <a href="https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRb4u6BZWeacsYFQJ6vwt0CH-xH5FKJkvN9vZE92wl4qtB4FId5dQ">red cups</a>.</p> <p>When, on the other hand, was the last time you ate in a blue restaurant?</p> <p><a href="https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/00251740610673332">There’s a reason for this</a>: Red, it turns out, has been shown to stimulate the appetite. Blue, on the other hand, has been shown to be an appetite suppressant.</p> <p>But when it comes to interior design, the color pink has been particularly controversial.</p> <p>After some psychologists were able to show that certain shades of pink reduced aggression, it was famously used in prison cells to limit aggression in inmates. Yet pink toes a shaky line. Is it a benign means of subtle manipulation? A tool to humiliate? An outgrowth of gender stereotyping? Or some combination of the three?</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is published as Irish, J.E.N., Can Pink Really Pacify? <em>The Conversation,</em> 2018. </p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Cognition and Perception
dc.subject.disciplines Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
dc.subject.disciplines Interior Architecture
dc.subject.disciplines Women's Studies
dc.subject.keywords Psychology
dc.subject.keywords Design
dc.subject.keywords Prisons
dc.subject.keywords Femininity
dc.subject.keywords Aggression
dc.subject.keywords Emotion
dc.subject.keywords Color
dc.title Can Pink Really Pacify?
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