03/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Can Color Improve Your Performance?

Did you know that color has a quick and powerful impact on the choices you make every day? According to six different research studies in the Journal of Science the color red makes you more detail-oriented while the color blue inspires you to be more creative.

Color therapy is used in complementary, alternative healing. In stress-management combining the five senses creates a powerful relaxation synergy, for example, combining music with exercise or deep breathing with visualization. See the color chart below to give meaning or make changes to the way you color your world.