Informative Presentation: How Colors Affect Moods
Purpose Statement: After my presentation the audience will have knowledge of how the colors around us can affect our moods and our appearances.
A. Story about my mom picking out clothes to wear
B. Thesis Statement: Constantly experience color in our everyday lives, however, we don’t always realize how much a simple color can affect us by simply looking at it or by wearing it.
C. So in this presentation I will discuss the effects that color has on humans.
a. effects from colors you see b. effects from colors you wear
[Now that you know the focus of this presentation, let me give you further details.]
[Let me start off by giving you the definition and brief history of color] I. Color
A. Color discovered in 1666 by Sir Isaac Newton
i. Kendra Cherry stated in the article “Color Psychology” [English scientist Sir Isaac Newton discovered that when pure white light passes through a prism, it separates into all of the visible colors. Newton also found that each color is made up of a single wavelength and cannot be separated any further into other colors.]
[Next I will discuss in detail two effects that color can have on human moods.]
II. Effects from colors you see
A. Colors on walls
i. Color spectrum
-red/blue spectrum [Visual Aid]
-RED: love, intensity, angry
-BLUE: peaceful, calm, sadness
-GREEN: nature, health, envy
-YELLOW: frustration, anger, cheery, warm
-ORANGE: excitement, warmth, attention
-PURPLE: royalty, wealth wisdom
B. Colors you wear
i. Impressions you give ii. Colors chosen reflect persons mood iii. Elizabeth Harper (color therapist, healer and psychology teacher) wrote in her article “You Are the Colors You Wear” [Wearing a color can cause you to act and react to life in different ways.]
-red means you’re going to have a tiring day.
-color looks good only some days [For the last 7 mintues I