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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yawn

A yawn is a reflex consisting of the simultaneous inhalation of air and the stretching of the ... This "contagious" yawning has also been observed in chimpanzees, dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles, and can occur across species. Approximately 20 ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201403/why-is-yawning-so-contagious

Mar 16, 2014 ... About half of adults yawn after someone else yawns due to a universal phenomenon called “contagious yawning.” Researchers at Duke ...

mentalfloss.com/article/64654/why-is-yawning-contagious

Jun 30, 2017 ... What is yawning? And why do we do so much of it? Neuroscientist and yawn expert Robert Provine says it's "ancient and autonomic." It stems ...

time.com/4801522/is-yawning-contagious

Jun 8, 2017 ... The phenomenon of contagious yawning doesn't mean you need more sleep. But it might signal that you're attuned to the emotions of others.

www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/08/31/why-yawns-contagious/621515001

Aug 31, 2017 ... The reasons we reciprocate yawns is hard-wired into our brains, a primitive reflex that if better understood could help treat disorders such as ...

metro.co.uk/2017/08/31/why-is-yawning-contagious-6892289

Aug 31, 2017 ... Yawn is an involuntary reflex to having less oxygen in our body than we require. If you are bored or tired your breathing will slow down which ...

www.ahchealthenews.com/2017/07/07/why-are-yawns-contagious

Jul 7, 2017 ... Does seeing someone let out a yawn make you involuntarily join in? Well, you are not alone. Actually, 60-70 percent of people say that seeing ...

science.howstuffworks.com/life/contagious-yawn.htm

Contagious yawning is associated with the same parts of the brain that deal with empathy, according to a recent study. Learn about contagious yawning.

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-do-we-yawn-and-why-is-it-contagious-3749674

Jun 28, 2013 ... Pinpointing exactly why we yawn is a tough task, but the latest research suggests that our sleepy sighs help to regulate the temperature of our ...