HomeLiceo Journal of Higher Education Researchvol. 5 no. 2 (2008)

The Role of Colors in Stress Reduction

Lesley C. Lubos

Discipline: Psychology



The study was conducted to determine the effect of colors on stress reduction. The study yielded the following results: There was a significant reduction in the studnets’ level of stress after exposure to blue and pink color therapy. Moreover, a significant difference in the stress levels between the students with and without color therapy. In conclusion, being in the clinical duty is a stressful experience among students. The students’ stress levels were reduced after exposure to blue and pink color therapy. Those students with color therapy had a higher reduction of stress level than those who did not receive the therapy. Both blue and pink are soothing colors, but blue has higher effect on the reduction of stress level.