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Posts tagged contagious yawning

April 30, 2013

 

golden retriever dog lying on the ground

I Yawn And My Dog Yawns

Contagious yawning has been scientifically measured in humans, adult chimpanzees, baboons, and dogs.

June 2, 2008

 

A small boy hiding under a desk

Autism and Contagious Yawning

While the communicability of the yawn is not one of the most pressing issues in modern medicine, scientists still have few clues about why it happens.

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