Colour and emotion: children also associate red with negative valence.

  title={Colour and emotion: children also associate red with negative valence.},
  author={S. Gil and Ludovic Le Bigot},
  journal={Developmental science},
  volume={19 6},
  • S. Gil, Ludovic Le Bigot
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Developmental science
  • The association of colour with emotion constitutes a growing field of research, as it can affect how humans process their environment. Although there has been increasing interest in the association of red with negative valence in adults, little is known about how it develops. We therefore tested the red-negative association in children for the first time. Children aged 5-10 years performed a face categorization task in the form of a card-sorting task. They had to judge whether ambiguous faces… CONTINUE READING
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