Does Your Brain Process Colors Better Than Faces?

Which part of your brain is stronger, and what does that mean for your personality?

Sydnie Silver
Created by Sydnie Silver
On May 23, 2016

Which color is the darkest?

Which color is the lightest?

How many people are in this picture?

Choose the different shade of blue

What do you see first?

Choose the different shade of yellow

What do you see first?

Choose a color

Choose a color

Which face looks the happiest to you?

Stare at this face for 5 seconds. Got it?

What color were his eyes?

What color shirt was he wearing?

Was he smiling?

You're Better With Colors!

You're Better With Colors!

Based on this test, your brain processes colors better than faces. This means that you are very emotional, passionate, and creative. You also have great vision and can process most wavelengths of colors. Because color is an important cue for detecting motion, you have exceptional motor skills and tend to be instinctive. An idealist and a romantic, you definitely think with your heart.

You're Better With Faces!

You're Better With Faces!

Based on this test, your brain processes faces better than colors. This means your fusiform face area (FFA) is particularly active. You long for human companionship and you thrive in groups. You are friendly, sociable, and open-minded. You are also very good at reading people. You can tell whether someone is upset just by looking at them. You're very rational, smart, and perceptive.