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Color Personality Test

The Color Personality Test is an unscientific test inspired by the work of the Swiss psychotherapist Max Lüscher. Lüscher believed that an individual’s psychophysical state could be revealed by their color preferences.

What would Lüscher's color theory say about you? For each of the following questions, indicate your answer below.

Select the colors in order of preference:

The IDRlabs Color Personality Test (IDR-CPT) was developed by IDRlabs. The IDR-CPT is based on the work of Dr. Max Lüscher, who created the Lüscher Color Test. The IDR-CPT is not associated with any specific researchers in the field of personality psychology or any affiliated research institutions.

The IDRlabs Color Personality Test was informed by Lüscher criteria for a person’s psychophysical state – his or her ability to withstand stress, to perform, and to communicate – as published in Lüscher, M. (1969). The Lüscher Color Test. Washington Square Press; Badalian, L. O., Mastiukova, E. M., Korabel'Nikova, E. A. (1995). "The use of the Lüscher color test for assessing the emotional status of children and adolescents with an organic central nervous system lesion and borderline psychopathology". Zhurnal Nevrologii I Psikhiatrii Imeni S.S. Korsakova. 95 (5): 44–47. PMID 8585376; Holmes, C. B., Wurtz, P. J., Waln, R. F., Dungan, D. S., Joseph, C. A. (1984). "Relationship between the Luscher Color Test and the MMPI". Journal of Clinical Psychology. 40 (1): 126–128.

The work of Dr. Lüscher has also informed some of the criteria in the form of the widely used psychological instrument, the Lüscher Color Test, for professional use especially by qualified professionals. The present test is intended for educational purposes only. IDRlabs and the present IDRlabs Color Personality Test are independent of the above researchers, organizations, or their affiliated institutions.

The Lüscher Color Test is based on a famous and well-regarded inventory for the assessment of a person’s psychophysical state. However, free online tests and quizzes such as this one are solely first takes and cannot provide accurate assessments of your potential personality trait. So, the test is intended to be used for educational purposes only. A definitive personality assessment can be made only by a qualified professional.

As the publishers of this free online color personality test, which allows you to screen yourself for the indicators of this trait, we have striven to make the test as reliable and valid as possible by subjecting it to statistical controls and validation. However, free online quizzes such as the present Color Personality Test are provided entirely “as-is,” are highly generalized by design, and don’t purport to offer any appraisal or advice. Although constructed by experts in the field of psychological testing, this test is not a professional assessment or recommendation of any kind. For more information about any of our online tests and quizzes, please consult our Terms of Service.

Why Use This Test?

1. Free. This Color Personality Test is delivered to you free of charge and will allow you to obtain your scores related to a person’s psychophysical state; his or her ability to withstand stress, to perform, and to communicate.

2. Statistical controls. Statistical analysis of the test is conducted to ensure maximum accuracy and validity of the test scores.

3. Made by professionals. The present test has been made with the input of people who work professionally with psychology and individual differences research.