The McDonald's logo is definitely recognizable around the world and I'm sure there are many people who see the logo and their mouth starts to water, their tummy starts to grumble and they want McDonald's! Your initial thought is probably the mouth-watering fries as they definitely have the best ones but what happens to you when you see the McDonald's logo is actually psychological and it has everything to do with the colors they chose! There is actually a science behind why red and yellow were chosen as the colors for the logo.
According to Reader's digest, the color red is stimulating and is associated with being active. Seeing it can also increase your heart rate which in turn can increase your appetite. The color yellow is associated with happiness and is the most visible color in daylight which makes it easy to spot.
Maybe you were just thinking that those colors went well with Ronald McDonald but now you know they were chosen for a reason!
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