Posted by: crisdiaz24 | November 19, 2016

FEELING UNDER THE WEATHER? Word Formation

FEELING UNDER THE WEATHER?

The commonly held 0. belief (BELIEVE) that the weather affects our moods which 1. ________________ (ORIGIN) gave rise to this expression has now received 2. ________________ (SCIENCE) confirmation from research carried out at the University of Kiev. The researchers found that 3. ________________ (EXPOSE) to an atmospheric 4. ________________ (DISTURB) such as a storm can cause the air pressure to fluctuate. This not only causes people’s hearts to beat faster but has an adverse effect on their 5. ________________ (PERFORM) of tasks. When volunteers were observed under 6. ________________ (CONTROL) conditions, their ability to recall objects improved 7. ________________ (NOTICE) when regular air pressure was restored.

FROM  W. S. FOWLER

 

KEY

 

0. BELIEF

  1. ORIGINALLY
  2. SCIENTIFIC
  3. EXPOSURE
  4. DISTURBANCE
  5. PERFORMANCE
  6. UNCONTROLLED
  7. NOTICEABLY

 

 

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