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In Color

Yisrael Rutman

Scientists say the human eye can recognize more than nine million different colors. It sounds like an awful lot. We lose track shortly after salmon and turquoise, but there’s no doubt that the human eye is sensitive to many colors, from aquamarine and asparagus to xanthic and zucchini.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

If someone asked you if you live in a house with four walls, you’d probably say yes. But a better answer would be, I live in a house with four walls — painted certain colors! 
That’s because the colors are as much a part of your wall experience as the walls themselves. But the color you paint those walls is important too. Living in a house with white and blue walls is much better than black and gray walls, which would be depressing. Color affects us in surprising ways. 
That’s why so much care is taken in choosing colors for the rooms of houses, offices, restaurants, and hospitals. There are professionals who specialize in choosing the right colors. 

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