23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

We're making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started.

The human brain is an absurdly complicated machine. It's constantly receiving, and acting on, a million subtle and not-so-subtle influences. And it's actually fairly amazing how much it's influenced by color. Don't believe it? Try taking a bright-red sleeping pill.

Or consider these examples.

Advertisement

23
Entry by Alexius08

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

22
Entry by Andrea Meno

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

21
Entry by vashishta4381

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

20
Entry by Maclise

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

19

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

18
Entry by Maclise

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

17
Entry by CZM

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

16
Entry by Fooery

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

15
Entry by PookieJones

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

14
Entry by Alexius08

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

13
Entry by nikolaino

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

12
Entry by Mihailocukk

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

11
Entry by CZM

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

10
Entry by Chan Teik Onn

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

9
Entry by lemonstar

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

8
Entry by Andrea Meno

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

7
Entry by Chan Teik Onn

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

6
Entry by denzity007

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

5
Entry by PollyDarton

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

4
Entry by munagam07

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

3
Entry by CZM

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

2
Entry by lemonstar

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

1
And the winner is ...

Congrats, BRWombat. You win money.

23 Incredible Ways Color Is Hacking Your Brain

To turn on reply notifications, click here

162 Comments

Load Comments

More Pictofacts

Plot Twists That Nobody Thought Through

Ok, but being dead the whole time is something you’d notice.

256

Things That Exist In One Place, Period

The good news is, it’s theoretically possible to see this stuff.

120

Marketing Lies That You (Somehow) Still See

Take every product claim with a grain of salt. Even when it’s about salt.

112

Wild Ways Famous People Get (And Stay) Rich

Nothing about any of this is fair.

156

Bizarre Stuff You Unknowingly Eat

It’s time to translate some ingredient labels.

205

Pop Culture That's Older Than It Seems

Break out the hipster glasses, because it’s time to appreciate some original, unknown versions.

125