Hanger isn’t a word your mom made up, after all.
It’s actually defined by the Oxford Dictionary and has become the research focus of doctoral student Jenn MacCormack, who is studying how physical states impact human emotions.
Her research shows that hanger is not automatic whenever you need a snack. It’s a bit more complicated than that.
On this week’s episode of Well Said, MacCormack and her academic advisor Kristen Lindquist talk about hanger and take us through some research they’ve conducted.
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