Science Project Summary:

Influence of color on blood pressure

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Difficulty: Intermediate 4
Cost ($): 20
Time required: < 1 hour
2 hours to prepare, 1 day for observation
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This experiment was performed to find out how different colors affect the blood pressure of a person.
Procedure preview:
For this experiment, the independent variable is the color displayed on the computer screen. The dependent variable is the blood pressure of the participating individuals. This is determined by using the portable wrist blood pressure monitor. The constants (control variables) are the rest period in between viewing the monitor and length of time viewing the monitor. The computer is programmed to show screens of blue, red, black, white, green and yellow. You can set this up by using software such as Microsoft Powerpoint. The participants are brought into the room and allowed to relax. All their blood pressure readings .....