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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 ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/neurologic/201601/why-is-yawning-contagious

Jan 11, 2016 ... Contagious yawning isn't a myth. It's a real, scientifically demonstrable phenomenon. We yawn when we see someone else yawn. The sound ...

mentalfloss.com/article/64654/why-are-yawns-contagious

Jun 11, 2015 ... So far, scientists have observed “contagious yawning” in chimpanzees, humans, baboons, bonobos, wolves, and, to a certain extent, dogs and ...

www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2017/03/09/entire-research-literature-contagious-yawning-bogus

Mar 9, 2017 ... Is it possible that the entire body of research on contagious yawning .... He also considered what might happen if yawns were not contagious at ...

www.seeker.com/why-is-yawning-contagious-1765108386.html

4 days ago ... Contagious yawning gets at the ancient, deep, and subconscious roots of empathy and social bonding.

www.quora.com/Is-yawning-contagious-If-so-why-Whats-the-evidence

Contagious yawning is considered to be the result of activation of a particular set of neurons termed mirror neurons( Mirror neuron ) in primate brain.

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

Contagious yawning is associated with the same parts of the brain that deal with ... Strangely, women, who are generally considered more emotionally attuned, ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/10/03/dear-science-is-yawning-really-contagious

Oct 3, 2016 ... What's the point of yawning, and why is it contagious? Could yawning along with my officemate make me feel more tired? Here's what science ...

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 ...