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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.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/05/15/527106576/yawning-may-promote-social-bonding-even-between-dogs-and-humans

May 15, 2017 ... Contagious yawning may have evolved in early humans to boost social bonding, according to Provine. A good group yawn could serve to perk ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...