Saturday, March 25, 2023

Why So Many Prison Cells Are Painted One Particular Pink (And The Contrasting Ways Color Affects Us)

A few years ago, a peculiar trend began in prisons in Europe and North America. They began to paint some of the cells pink. It became so common that by 2014, one in five prisons and police stations in Switzerland had at least one holding cell painted bright pink.

The purpose of the decoration was not an aesthetic choice or to make millennial criminals feel more comfortable, but rather to invoke a well-known scientific study from the 1970s.

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