Colour Experience


Sharing our research

Academic Journals

                      Jonauskaite, D., Althaus, B., Dael, N., Dan-Glauser, E., & Mohr, C. (in press). What color do you feel? Color choices are driven by mood. Color Research & Application, 1–13. (full text)

Jonauskaite, D., Dael, N., Parraga, C. A., Chèvre, L., García-Sánchez, A. & Mohr, C. (in press). Stripping #The Dress: The importance of contextual information on inter-individual differences in colour perception. Psychological Research. (full text)

Jonauskaite, D., Dael, N., Chèvre, L., Althaus, B., Tremea, A., Charalambides, L. & Mohr, C. (in press). Pink for girls, red for boys, and blue for both genders: Colour preferences in children and adults. Sex Roles. (full text)

Jonauskaite, D., Mohr, C., Antonietti, J. P., Spiers, P., Althaus, B., Anil, S. & Dael, N. (2016). Most and least preferred colours differ according to object context: New insights from unrestricted colour range. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0152194.

Dael, N., Perseguers, M.-N., Marchand, C., Antonietti, J.-P., & Mohr, C. (2015). Put on that colour, it fits your emotion: Colour appropriateness as a function of expressed emotion. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology (2006), 218(October), 1–12.

Dael, N., Sierro, G., & Mohr, C. (2013). Affect-related synesthesias: a prospective view on their existence, expression and underlying mechanisms. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(October), 754. 


Book Chapters

                      Mohr, C., Jonauskaite, D., Dan-Glauser, E. S., Uusküla, M., & Dael, N. (2018). Unifying research on colour and emotion: Time for a cross-cultural survey on emotion associations with colour terms. In L. W. MacDonald, C. P. Biggam, & G. V Paramei (Eds.), Progress in Colour Studies: Cognition, language, and beyond (pp. 209–222). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.


Media Coverage

Alleva, J. (2018). Blue Is For Boys AND Girls. What your favourite color reveals about your ideas about gender. Psychology Today. Retrieved from

Mohr, C. (2018). L’influence des couleurs sur notre quotidien [Colour influence on our everyday life]. On en parle, Avis d’Experts, RTS. Retrieved from