Why do we get hangry? (word blends/portmanteaus): Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

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Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Scientists say being hangry, hungry, and angry at the same time is not just a made up slang term.
Once the brain realises there is a lack of glucose in the body, which we get from food, it may perceive it as life threatening. The body panics, stress hormones go up, and a brain chemical called neuropeptide Y is released.
… hunger from weight loss is the number one reason people tend to give up on a diet and gain it all back.

Comprehension questions

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