Does Baker-Miller pink reduce aggression in prison detention cells? A critical empirical examination

  title={Does Baker-Miller pink reduce aggression in prison detention cells? A critical empirical examination},
  author={Oliver Genschow and Thomas Noll and Michaela W{\"a}nke and Robert Gersbach},
  journal={Psychology, Crime \& Law},
  pages={482 - 489}
Many prisons across Western countries recently began to paint detention cells in Baker-Miller pink to calm down aggressive inmates. This recent development is based on early findings of more than 30 years ago suggesting that Baker-Miller pink reduces physical strength and thus aggressive behavior. In the present study we question the applied methods of the original studies and run a highly standardized and controlled experiment to test the influence of Baker-Miller pink on aggressive behavior… 

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