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A yawn is a reflex consisting of the simultaneous inhalation of air and the stretching of the ... In humans, yawning is often triggered by others yawning (e.g. seeing a ... reduced contagious yawning when watching videos of people yawning.


Sep 23, 2011 ... All humans yawn. So do most vertebrate animals. Surely it serves some useful function. But what that might be has puzzled scientists ...


Jun 10, 2013 ... The study found that people were more likely to yawn during the winter, when the exterior air is obviously cooler, than in the summer, when ...


The act of yawning (oscitation) occurs in almost all vertebrates- even birds and fish exhibit a form of mouth gaping similar to yawning. In humans, yawning can ...


Jun 28, 2013 ... Humans yawn from their earliest days–even babies still inside the womb can yawn. Photo by Flickr user Björn Rixman. Snakes and fish do it.


Aug 19, 2014 ... Scientists working to unravel the mystery surrounding the yawn, and why it's contagious, have discovered that yawning is much more ...


Kids Corner - Read About Why Do We Yawn On Pediatric Oncall.


Everybody yawns — from unborn babies to the oldest great-grandparent. Animals do it, too. But why, exactly, do people and animals yawn? No one knows for ...


While fatigue, drowsiness or boredom easily bring on yawns, scientists are discovering there's more to yawning than most people think. Not much is known ...