Saturday, October 25, 2008

The Effects of Color on the Brain's Ability to Complete Mathematical and Logical Problems

Science Fair Project Information
Subject: Psychology & Human Behavior
Grade level: High School - Grades 10-12
Academic Level: Ordinary
Project Type: Experimental
Cost: Low
Second place, Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (2003)
First place, Renfrew County Regional Science Fair
First place, Pfizer Canada Minister's Award of Excellence (2003)
Matthew Helfrety Memorial Award
Affiliation: Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair
Description: The mathematical skills of 87 volunteers were tested by tests copied onto six different colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and violet. The tests were administered weekly over a course of seven weeks given a time limit of ten minutes. At the end of the experiment the results were graphed, compared and analyzed.

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