The Psychology of Red: How Mandrill monkeys pioneered Data Visualization

The Psychology of Red: How Mandrill monkeys pioneered Data Visualization

Red is undoubtedly the most psychologically influential color.  What other color can cause a person to slam their car brakes so forcefully that the $7 triple, venti, soy, no-foam, 2-pump-vanilla gem held lovingly in their hands splatters to its premature death in a blink? Behold the power of red. 

Same song, different verse: Digital innovation, hype and amnesia

Same song, different verse: Digital innovation, hype and amnesia

Living in Los Angeles, surrounded by the Hollywood “scene,” the rampant combination of hype and FOMO never ceases to amaze. As clinicians and analytical people, my peers and I were frequently perplexed by this constant race to the bottom – fueled by competitive paranoia and short term amnesia.