psychological primary


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psychological primary

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1. (Psychology) one of a set of perceived colours (red, yellow, blue, green, black, and white) that can be used to characterize all other perceived colours
2. (Colours) one of a set of perceived colours (red, yellow, blue, green, black, and white) that can be used to characterize all other perceived colours
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There are four psychological primary colours - red, blue, yellow and green.
"As a psychological primary colour, red is physically stimulating, raising the pulse rate and physical energy.
"Red is one of the four psychological primary colours but has the greatest effect physically.

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