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I conducted this meta-analysis of published studies examining how architectural designs can affect a person’s mood, as it pertains to colors of and the overall arrangement of the room. There are many factors that influence one’s mood; however, there is evidence showing that color can affect the way a person feels. Not only can color be a factor but the design of the room, whether it is a small confined space or a wide-open space, can have significant implications on a person’s mood and creativity. Many interior designers and architects consider these factors when designing a room and or space. By trying to incorporate the psychological factors of people one could make a room more appealing. Numerous studies were conducted in which design, color, and lightening showed significant results in obtaining better grades, increased morale, and productivity. Using this information can therefore lead to designing more efficient buildings to increase the work potential of students and employees.

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