Home > Mental health > Brain > News 03 June 2011 Colour red intensifies reactions Research shows that when people see the color red, they react faster and more forcefully as it enhances our physical reactions as it's seen as a danger cue. 0 Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains When people see the colour red, they react faster and more forcefully. What links speed, power, and the colour red? Hint: it's not a sports car. It's your muscles. What happens when you see red NEXT ON HEALTH24X Is social media doing all it can to deal with mental health issues? 2020-09-22 04:45 More: BrainNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Many people have an extra artery their arms – but it's just our continuing evolution Medical OPINION | Herd (immunity) today, gone tomorrow News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Julian Sheldon Medical PICS: Swab gets stuck inside woman’s lung during coronavirus test Medical Some younger people get severe Covid-19 and scientists think they are close to finding out why Diet and nutrition OPINION | Can tea really lower your blood sugar? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.