Color Psychology: Do you think colors affect emotions, appetites, or energy levels? Plenty of people seem to think so, as evident from all the advice out there on what wall color will best induce relaxation in your bedroom, what color can stimulate learning in schools, and even what color might reduce aggression among prisoners. Although psychologists have been researching color …Read More
Are Deaf People’s Brains Wired Differently?
By: Deaf Counseling Center Category: Language, Perception, Psychology, Research
Not to Compare Apples and Oranges, But…: Someone asked us if it is true that Deaf and hearing people’s brains are wired differently. See below and decide for yourself. University College London Above: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) pictures show different areas of the brain that are used by Deaf and hearing individuals when processing langauge. Yellow and red mark …Read More
Anxiety: Does It Keep You from Seeing Happy Faces?
By: Deaf Counseling Center Category: Perception, Psychology, Research
Happy Faces: A study that shows that the more anxiety people have, the more difficult it is for them to recognize happy faces. This makes sense because anxiety influences how we view the world and others. Keeping our anxiety to a minimum is healthier for us both emotionally and physically. Being able to recognize happy faces is just one small …Read More