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, and can occur acros...
Mar 16, 2014 ... About half of adults yawn after someone else yawns due to a universal
phenomenon called “contagious yawning.” Researchers at Duke ...
This is the most interesting hypothesis behind contagious yawning that I've seen
.... Contagious yawning is considered to be the result of activation of a particular ...
Aug 25, 2015 ... It has long been believed that “contagious yawning” is actually a deep-seated
signal that demonstrates an empathetic connection with another ...
Aug 17, 2015 ... Those who lack empathy don't seem to "catch" yawns like the rest of us do.
Jun 10, 2013 ... We all do it, and we all know it has at least something to do with how tired we feel
. But unlike sleep apnea or laptops in the bedroom, yawning is ...
Jul 8, 2016 ... People high in psychopathic personality traits often don't "catch" the contagious
yawn, a new study finds.
Aug 15, 2015 ... Scientists have found that the more psychopath characteristics people have, the
less chance they will be affected by 'contagious yawning' ...
When you yawn, you equalise the pressure in your middle ear. This causes a
small, localised pressure change around you, which affects others in the vicinity ...
Sep 15, 2010 ... Yawning when others yawn, the study suggests, is a sign of empathy and a form
of social bonding. Kids don't develop this deeply rooted ...