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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.livescience.com/60288-why-are-yawns-so-contagious.html

Aug 31, 2017 ... The reason that yawning is contagious may lie in the area of the brain responsible for motor function, according to a new study in the journal ...

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.cbsnews.com/news/why-are-yawns-contagious-new-clues

Sep 1, 2017 ... The "contagiousness" of yawns may be rooted in primitive brain reflexes, British researchers report. Echophenomena is the term for contagious ...

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

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

www.today.com/health/person-psychopath-yawn-might-help-you-tell-t40276

Aug 31, 2017 ... People high in psychopathic personality traits often don't "catch" the contagious yawn, a new study finds.