How do you choose your abstract desktop backgrounds? Some people are just impressed with the eerie feeling certain images give, some like to choose images depending on their mood, the day, the weather and so on. There are people who like to choose abstract images depending on their color and the effects that specific color has on the human brain. The psychology of color offers clues to the fact that different colors have different effects on people, and we could use color in a therapeutic way. First of all, how do people perceive color? Actually, color is a subjective experience in our brains. Objects are perceived as having different colors depending on the frequency of the light they reflect. The cone cells in our eyes are specialized to perceive color and transmit the visual information to the brain.