Is it lunch yet? The science of ‘hanger’
3 Jul 2020
Is it lunch yet? The science of ‘hanger’

Most people can relate to the bristling emotional discord that hits around mealtimes, but what exactly causes us to feel ‘hangry’? Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Jennifer MacCormack, a social psychologist at the University of Pittsburgh, to understand why hunger brings out the worst in us.

Dr. Jennifer MacCormack

Dr. Jennifer MacCormack is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Psychiatry. Her research focuses on brain-body connections, investigating how the body impacts our emotions, social cognition, and behaviour.