Others yawning Mirror neuron reflex. Method, Complete extension of jaw,
inhalation, eyes close, stretching of the eardrums, exhalation. Duration, 6
seconds. A yawn is a reflex consisting of the simu...
Mar 16, 2014 ... About half of adults yawn after someone else yawns due to a universal
phenomenon called “contagious yawning.” Researchers at Duke ...
You're in a conversation with another person and he casually yawns. ... toward
empathy -- the ability to understand and connect with others' emotional states.
Update (Jan 2016): I wrote this answer several years ago. Though it currently has
accumulated ... About half of adults yawn after someone else yawns due to a
universal phenomenon called “contagious yawning.” Try this test out yourself.
Aug 25, 2015 ... The less empathetic someone is, the less likely they are to yawn back. ... they
tend to lack empathy and emotional connections with others.
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 ...
Aug 17, 2015 ... Those who lack empathy don't seem to "catch" yawns like the rest of us ...
empathy and compassionate understanding of the feelings of others,” ...
According to Discovery News, contagious yawning results from primal instincts
rooted in the human capacity for empathy and for building unconscious
Aug 29, 2015 ... The take-home lesson is not that if you yawn and someone else doesn't, the other
person is a psychopath. A lot of people didn't yawn, and we ...
Aug 25, 2015 ... The researchers recorded 133 yawns total among the 135 ... “The take-home
lesson is not that if you yawn and someone else doesn't, the other ...